Vocational Services in Soviet Jewish Resettlement: The Challenge for the Nineties
Publication Date: January 1990
Publisher(s): Conference of Jewish Communal Service (U.S.)
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 67:2
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Soviet Jewry; Immigration; Employment
Coverage: United States
Given the changes in the American economy and the characteristics of the recently arrived Soviet immigrants, the traditional reliance on a strategy of direct placement into employment may be dysfunctional. Greater emphasis on economic development, innovative networking initiatives and specific vocational training approaches should result in higher placement rates and long-term job retention.