Josef Zissels

Josef Zissels was elected Chairman of the EAJC General Council in 2002. He is also a member of the councils of the European Council of Jewish Communities, of the European and World Jewish Congresses, and the World Zionist Organization.

Publications by Josef Zissels

Welfare Policy and Social Security in Post-Communist Jewish Communities: The Case of Ukraine

The development and functioning of the welfare system in Ukraine is an important condition for Jewish communal survival in post-Soviet countries. Social welfare must be based on demographics and the needs of local communities. The Joint as well as local Jewish communities must work together in order to solve current problems, especially in the area of financing the various projects. This essay outlines the problems currently facing the Jewish social welfare organizations in Ukraine and offers some solutions.

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