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Russian-Jewish emigrants after the Cold War

Russian-Jewish emigrants after the Cold War

perspectives from Germany, Israel, Canada and the United States

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Published by Brandeis University in [Waltham, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Jews -- Russia (Federation) -- 20th century.,
  • Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- 20th century.,
  • Jews, Russian -- Migrations -- 20th century.,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Olaf Gloeckner, Evgenija Garbolevsky, and Sabine von Mering.
    ContributionsGloeckner, Olaf., Garbolevsky, Evgenija., Von Mering, Sabine., Brandeis University. Center for German and European Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. ;
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16149829M


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