Caring Communities in Times of Personal Crisis

By Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer, Betsy Platkin Teutsch

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), Spring 1999

The authors discuss both the practical and spiritual benefits of gemilut hasadim (acts of loving kindness) by a traditional caring community for an individual in times of personal crisis. The authors argue that these acts can benefit both the individuals in need and the community supporting them. 

Topic: Communal Responsibility, Social Services, Crisis Management

Name of Publication: The Reconstructionist

Editor: Hirsh, Richard

Volume/Issue: Vol.63/No.2

Page Number(s): 42-47

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Genre: Scholarly Journal

Coverage: Global

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Fuchs-Kreimer, Nancy. Teutsch, Betsy Platkin. Caring Communities in Times of Personal Crisis. The Reconstructionist. Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA). Spring 1999: 42-47. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4377


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