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Israel: The New Immigration to Israel: Becoming a De Facto Immigration State in the 1990s

Rebeca Raijman and Adriana Kemp

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a general portrait of new migration trends to Israel and the general characteristics of the migrants themselves. The general overview is organized along two major axes that ... More


Introduction

Hannah Holtschneider

in Jewish Orthodoxy in Scotland: Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches and Religious Leadership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452595
eISBN:
9781474476553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452595.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The introduction places the book in the context of migration research, including that of the expanding field of transnationalism research. Britain, as a desired or accidental destination of Jewish ... More


“Little Jerusalems” Without Jews: Muslim Memories of Jewish Anxieties and Emigration

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses rural Jewish migration from Akka and other communities in southern Morocco to Israel. It argues that the Zionists appealed to an already existing historical narrative among ... More


Aliyah versus Migration

Gur Alroey

in An Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789325
eISBN:
9780804790871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789325.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The introduction is divided into three parts. The first part investigates how the terms “aliyah” and “migration” came to be adopted in Zionist historiography and how these concepts have influenced ... More


German Jewish Interwar Migration in a Comparative Perspective: Mandatory Palestine, the United States, and Great Britain

Hagit Lavsky

in Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793495
eISBN:
9780190254667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793495.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter presents an essay which examines the history of German Jewish migration in the interwar decades of the 20th century. It argues for a measure of German Jewishness based on global group ... More


An Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

Gur Alroey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789325
eISBN:
9780804790871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Jewish migration at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth was one of the dramatic events that changed the Jewish people in modern times beyond recognition. Millions of ... More


Permanent Transit: Jewish Migration during the Interwar Period

Tobias Brinkmann

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Jewish migration during the interwar period. In particular, it considers why countless Jewish migrants across central and eastern Europe were caught up in the so-called ... More


David Berger, editor. The Legacy of Jewish Migration: 1881 and Its Impact. New York: Columbia University Press. 1983. Pp. 187.

Ewa Morawska

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines David Berger's The Legacy of Jewish Migration: 1881 and Its Impact (1983). The wave of pogroms in Russia in 1881–2 forcefully brought to the surface a complex of demographic, ... More


Flight from Governmental Repression or Popular Violence

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Beginning in the twelfth century, edicts of expulsion set in motion for the first time since early antiquity forced Jewish population movement. There have arguably been two further sources of ... More


Epilogue

Hannah Holtschneider

in Jewish Orthodoxy in Scotland: Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches and Religious Leadership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452595
eISBN:
9781474476553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452595.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The book concludes by articulating the significance of the attention to local history for our study of national and international themes of migration. Complementing works which address the lives of ... More


An Age of Perpetual Migration

Jonathan Ray

in After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729113
eISBN:
9780814729120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729113.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the decades of Jewish migration following the expulsion of 1492. The Jewish exodus from Spain gave way to a long and decidedly unsettled period of nearly continuous migration ... More


Jews at Home: The Domestication of Identity

Simon J. Bronner (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113461
eISBN:
9781800340343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113461.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The questions at the heart of this book are: what things make a home ‘Jewish’, and what is it that makes Jews feel ‘at home’ in their environment? The material dimensions are explored through a study ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Israel Bartal and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

From 1772 to 1918 Jews were concentrated more densely in Galicia than in any other area in Europe. This book explores the Jewish community in Galicia and its relationship with the Poles, Ukranians, ... More


Minhag and Migration: Yiddish Custom Books from Sixteenth-Century Italy

Lucia Raspe (ed.)

in Regional Identities and Cultures of Medieval Jews

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764678
eISBN:
9781800343399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764678.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter recounts the migration of German Jews to Italy that can be traced to the final decades of the fourteenth century. It explains how the Jews were expelled from almost all of the German ... More


My Father’s House

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In this chapter Frieden begins to introduce us to his small-town birthplace, providing a picture of an East European shtetl. This chapter follows the slow migration of most of the Frieden clan from ... More


Leaving Palestine

Gur Alroey

in An Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789325
eISBN:
9780804790871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789325.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter deals with those who left Palestine at the beginning of the twentieth century, describing a further stage--experienced by at least some immigrants--in the immigration process. Unlike ... More


Eli Lederhendler and Uzi Rebhun (eds.), Research in Jewish Demography and Identity. Boston: Academic Press, 2015. 410 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0049
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Research in Jewish Demography and Identity (2015), edited by Eli Lederhendler and Uzi Rebhun. Research in Jewish Demography and Identity is a collection of original ... More


Portuguese Jews in Amsterdam: An Insight on Entrepreneurial Behaviour in the Dutch Republic

Cátia Antunes

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a case study of the entrepreneurship of Portuguese Jewish merchants in the Dutch Republic in the Early Modern period. Though similar case studies exist, none have focused ... More


Epilogue

Kevin C. O'Connor

in The House of Hemp and Butter: A History of Old Riga

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747687
eISBN:
9781501747700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747687.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter details the aftermath of the city of Riga, as well as the changes it experienced, after falling to Russian rule. The migration of Jews to Riga, and of Russian officials and ... More


Orwell’s Jews

Lyndsey Stonebridge

in Placeless People: Writings, Rights, and Refugees

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198797005
eISBN:
9780191838637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797005.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Everybody remembers the rats in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four but few recall that Winston Smith begins his resistance by writing about an attack on a Jewish refugee boat in the Mediterranean. ... More


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