Yiddish: It's More than a Language; In-Service Training for Staff of a Jewish Home for the Aged

By Rochel U. Berman, Audrey S. Weiner, Gella S. Fishman

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

This article reports on the success of Yiddish workshops for staff of Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale. The authors conclude that these workshops heightened sensitivity to residents' roots and created a bond among all those that shared this special experience.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Yiddish, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 62/No. 4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Berman, Rochel U. Weiner, Audrey S. Fishman, Gella S. Yiddish: It's More than a Language; In-Service Training for Staff of a Jewish Home for the Aged. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1986: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=68


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