Jews and Jewish Life in Russia and the Soviet Union

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Yaacov Ro'i
Psychology Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Religion - 432 pages
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The main focus of this book is Jewish life under the Soviet regime. The themes of the book include: the attitude of the government to Jews, the fate of the Jewish religion and life in Post-World War II Russia. The volume also contains an assessment of the prospects for future emigration.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Patterns of Internal Jewish Migration in the Russian Empire
28
QUESTION
51
A Legacy
67
Jews into Peasants? Solving the Jewish Question
87
Stalins Solution to the Jewish Question
103
AntiJewish Pogroms in the First Russian Revolution
127
Russian Jewry as the Little Nation of the Russian
146
Russian and Hebrew Literature in Cross Mirrors
237
The Fate of Religious
251
The Jewish Religion in the Soviet Union after
263
Synagogues and Synagogue Life in Georgia in the
290
The Soviet Position on the Establishment of the
303
Soviet Diplomacy and the Issue of Jewish Immigration
316
United States Policy and Soviet Jewish Emigration
338
Trends in Soviet Jewish Demography since the Second
365

The NonJewish Response
157
The Unique Features of the Holocaust in the
171
Soviet Jewry
189
The Reeducation of Der Nister 19221929
201
Vasilii Grossman and the Holocaust on Soviet Soil
212
Institutionalized Jewish Culture from the 1960s
226
The Calculus of Jewish
383
Conflicting Values among the Jewish Population
391
Notes on Contributors
415
Index
421
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About the author (1995)

YAACOV RO'I is a Professor of Russian History at Tel Aviv University. Among his books are Soviet Decision Making in Practice: The USSR and Israel, 1947-1954.

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