Sick Benefit Societies

By Israel Medres

On this side of the Atlantic,” they would say, “a person is alone even if he has relatives. If you fall ill, there is no one to look after you. Here everyone is concerned only with himself, hence the importance of joining a sick benefit society. Then someone will be there to take care of you if you get sick. The society sends a doctor and a committee of the society comes to visit. In addition, you receive weekly sick benefit payments…

Jewish Montreal of Yesterday, p.40

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