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Soviet Jewish Resettlement in the Small Community— Working with Volunteers

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Publication Date: September 1979

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)

Author(s): Marvin Bienstock

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 56-1

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Population and demographics (Immigrants and aliens)

Keywords: Immigration; Social Services; Jewish Organizations

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The author, the Executive Director of the Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Center of Charlotte, NC, describes his agency's program for assisting resettled Soviet Jewish families. Since Charlotte has a relatively small Jewish population, his program relies heavily on volunteers. The author describes some of the challenges faced by the program, and some of the solutions his community has found to address them.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.1, Fall 1979.