Shifting Beneath Our Feet: Jewish Families Today

By Rela Mintz-Geffen

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), June 2003

The author describes changes that affect older conceptions of family, including the need to recognize grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and others as important family members, the outdatedness of the notion that families are for procreation, and the presence of step- and half-siblings within the family unit.

Topic: Generational Issues, Family, Marriage, Diversity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 33/602

Page Number(s): 7-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Mintz-Geffen, Rela. Shifting Beneath Our Feet: Jewish Families Today. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). June 2003: 7-8.


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