The resettlement of almost a half-million emigres over the past twenty-five years has been an extraordinary success, and the impact of this migration on the American Jewish community continues to be profound. Yet, the emigres' economic and social adjustment to American society has been more successful than their integration into the American Jewish community, and New Americans are seriously under-represented among American Jewish leadership. As emigres continue to arrive in sizeable numbers, our attention to other issues on the Jewish communal agenda must not divert our attention from the critically important resettlement and acculturation effort.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.72 no.4, Summer 1996.
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Galperin, Misha. Redeeming the Captive: Twenty-Five Years of Successful Resettlement and Acculturation of New Americans. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). June 1996: