Neighborhood Work


Publication Date: May 1902

Publisher: C.J. Krehbiel & Co.; Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Minnie Low

Research Area: Culture and religion; Population and demographics

Keywords: Immigration; Cultural Sensitivity; Social Services

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


When working with the Russian Jewish immigrant population it is vital to engage their own humanitarianism and philanthropy, no matter how great their need or how little their resources. The community and the individuals must not be patronized or expected to simply passively receive the largesse of their wealthier brothers.