The Struggle for Soviet Jewry in American Politics: Israel versus the American Jewish Establishment

The Struggle for Soviet Jewry in American Politics: Israel versus the American Jewish Establishment

by Fred A. Lazin
     
 

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Until 1989 most Soviet Jews wanting to immigrate to the United States left on visas for Israel via Vienna. In Vienna, with the assistance of American aid organizations, thousands of Soviet Jews transferred to Rome and applied for refugee entry into the United States. The Struggle for Soviet Jewry in American Politics examines the conflict between the Israeli… See more details below

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Until 1989 most Soviet Jews wanting to immigrate to the United States left on visas for Israel via Vienna. In Vienna, with the assistance of American aid organizations, thousands of Soviet Jews transferred to Rome and applied for refugee entry into the United States. The Struggle for Soviet Jewry in American Politics examines the conflict between the Israeli government and the organized American Jewish community over the final destination of Soviet Jewish ZmigrZs between 1967 and 1989.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739161418
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
04/19/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
382
File size:
3 MB

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