Toward A Source-Book On Jewish Philanthropic Origins

By Maurice J. Karpf

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Service, March 1936

In the first installment in a series, the author examines Biblical texts and discusses traditional Jewish conceptions of charity, seeking the roots of modern social work practice in ancient Jewish thought.

Topic: Theology, History, Social Justice, Communal Responsibility, Faith, Jewish Text, Tzedakah (Charity), Social Services, Charitable Giving, Social Work, Belief, Poverty, Religion

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Volume/Issue: Vol.12/no.3

Page Number(s): 324-336

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Karpf, Maurice J. Toward A Source-Book On Jewish Philanthropic Origins. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Service. March 1936: 324-336. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=12203


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