American Aliya: Portrait of an Innovative Migration Movement

Front Cover
Wayne State University Press, 1989 - Social Science - 240 pages
0 Reviews
The major focus in on the who, when and where of American immigration to Israel, but it is the "why" of this aliya which constitutes the core of the book. Waxman analyzes the relationship between Zionism, aliya, and the Jewish experience. chapters include "zion in jewish culture", a synopsis of zionism through the years, and "american jewry and the land of israel in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries" an account of proto-zionist ideas and movements in early america.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Tables
8
Introduction
15
PARTI
27
in the Nineteenth Century
39
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
50
PARTn
65
PART
105
The Acculturation of American Israelis
139
American Israelis in the Territories
150
The Return Migration of American Olim
169
Notes
203
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1989)

UZI REBHUN is Lecturer at The A. Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. CHAIM I. WAXMAN is Professor of Sociology and Jewish Studies, Rutgers University, and co-editor of Jews in America (UPNE, 1999).

Bibliographic information