Valuing Families in the 21st Century: Solving the Work-Family Crisis

By Phoebe Taubman

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, November 2012

When it comes to providing health care and support for childbearing women, the United States ranks well below other Western nations. Schedules that balance work and life are arranged on an individual basis, and many workers struggle to create stable family lives. Jewish organizations are no exception. Fortunately, there has been a new push to adopt policies more suited to a contemporary lifestyle. This article outlines some of these progressive policies that will allow individuals to establish a stable balance between work and family life.

Topic: Work/Life Balance, Jewish Organizations, Family, Values

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.43/No.694

Page Number(s): 12-13

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Genre: Article

Identifier: issn:0049-0385

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Taubman, Phoebe. Valuing Families in the 21st Century: Solving the Work-Family Crisis. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. November 2012: 12-13. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15720


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