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within the early Nineties, greater than 1.6 million Jews from the previous Soviet Union emigrated to Israel, the U.S., Canada, Germany, and different Western international locations. Larissa Remennick relates the saga in their stumble upon with the commercial marketplaces, life, and daily cultures in their new homelands, drawing on comparative sociological study between Russian-Jewish immigrants.Although electorate of Jewish starting place ostensibly left the previous Soviet Union to escape persecution and subscribe to their co-religionists, Israeli, North American, and German Jews have been universally disillusioned by means of the recent arrivals' tenuous Jewish identification. In flip, Russian Jews, whose identification were formed by way of seventy years of secular schooling and assimilation into the Soviet mainstream, was hoping to be permitted as formidable and difficult operating members looking higher lives. those divergent expectancies formed traces of clash among Russian-speaking Jews and the Jewish groups of the receiving countries.Since her personal immigration to Israel from Moscow in 1991, Remennick has been either a player and an observer of this saga. this can be the 1st try to examine resettlement and integration stories of a unmarried ethnic neighborhood (former Soviet Jews) in numerous worldwide locations. It additionally analyzes their rising transnational existence. Written from an interdisciplinary viewpoint, this ebook opens new views for a various readership, together with sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, historians, Slavic students, and Jewish stories specialists.

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