Community Centers and the Elderly: An American and Israeli Comparison

By Howard Litwin

Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1985

Despite the various differences between community center programs for the aged in Israel and a sample of programs in America, the two groups share a dominant programmatic focus. Both reflect the centrality of social and cultural activity as a means of meeting the recreational and interactional needs of older adults.

Topic: Informal Education, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 62/No. 1

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States , World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Litwin, Howard. Community Centers and the Elderly: An American and Israeli Comparison. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Conference of Jewish Communal Service,Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1985: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=414


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