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By Fred A. Lazin

until eventually 1989 such a lot Soviet Jews eager to immigrate to the USA left on visas for Israel through Vienna. In Vienna, with the help of American relief businesses, hundreds of thousands of Soviet Jews transferred to Rome and utilized for refugee access into the us. The fight for Soviet Jewry in American Politics examines the clash among the Israeli executive and the prepared American Jewish group over the ultimate vacation spot of Soviet Jewish ZmigrZs among 1967 and 1989. A new release after the Holocaust, a conflict surrounded the hundreds of thousands of Soviet Jewish ZmigrZs fleeing persecution by means of settling on to resettle within the usa rather than Israel. Exploring the altering ethnic identification and politics of the us, Fred A. Lazin engages historical past, moral problem, and international relations to discover the occasions surrounding this clash. This booklet is key studying for college kids and students of public coverage, immigration reports, and Jewish history.

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