How Should Jewish Communal Agencies Relate to the Jewish Family Now and in the Future?

By Morton I. Teicher

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Summer 1968

This piece looks at the relation between Jewish communal agencies and the preservation and support of the American Jewish family in terms of present and future needs and direction. The author highlights important changes like the use of cars within families, new methods of communication and ease of air travel as factors that have affected the Jewish family in America. The piece specifically examines the development of Jewish youth in terms of the issues they may face and how to approach these changes. The piece concludes by affirming the importance of survival and perseverance for Jewish families in the face of historical and present day obstacles as an opportunity and responsibility for all Jews.

Topic: Continuity, Youth, Social Context, Family, Jewish Continuity, Future

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 44/No. 4

Page Number(s): 320-329

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Teicher, Morton I. How Should Jewish Communal Agencies Relate to the Jewish Family Now and in the Future?. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Summer 1968: 320-329. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4619


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