Poverty in the Third Jewish Commonwealth: Sephardi-Ashkenazi Divisions

By Eliezer D. Jaffe

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), September 1975

This article examines the disparities that exist between two Jewish ethnic groups: the Ashkenazim and the Sephardim and uses statistical data to explain the disparities in socioeconomic conditions between them. Among the Sephardim, three groups are labeled as most-at risk for substandard socioeconomic conditions: the aged, large families and young couples.

Topic: Israel Attachment, Poverty, Refugees

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 52/No. 1

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Middle East

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Jaffe, Eliezer D. Poverty in the Third Jewish Commonwealth: Sephardi-Ashkenazi Divisions. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). September 1975: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=506


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