Jews in Economic Distress

By Steven Huberman

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1986

In this article, we will look at the economic problems which beset all Americans and then deal with the particular implications for the Jewish community. Specifically, this article addresses the following topics: Who Are the Poor Today; The New Jewish Poverty; The Public Assistance System in the United States; Recent Legislation and its Impact on the Jews; What Needs to be Done: Government Responses; Jewish Private Sector Responses.

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, Government

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol . 62/No. 3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Huberman, Steven. Jews in Economic Distress. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1986:


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