At a Crossroads: Jewish Social Services and the Great Depression

By Toni Cascio

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), March 1996

When the federal govemment began providing relief through the Social Security Act of 1935, Jewish family service agencies had to redefine their mission. Their focus shifted from the provision of relief to the provision of counseling and social services. The period of the Great Depression has important implications for the current situation in which govemment is again redefining its function. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.72 no.3, Spring 1996.

Topic: Socioeconomic Status, History, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 72/No. 3

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Cascio, Toni. At a Crossroads: Jewish Social Services and the Great Depression. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). March 1996: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1794


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