"Trombenicks" or Jewish Hoboes

By Ralph Astrofsky

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Service, March 1928

The author discusses the problem of Jewish transients and provides comparisons to non-Jewish transients. He notes the need for further, formal study of this demographic since, he states, this is not a common issue for Jewish men.

Topic: Social Services, Jewish Identification, Homelessness, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Rubinow, I. M.

Volume/Issue: Vol.4/no.3

Page Number(s): 226-234

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Genre: Article

Coverage: New York, New York , United States

Language: English

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Astrofsky, Ralph. "Trombenicks" or Jewish Hoboes. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Service. March 1928: 226-234. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=12582


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