American Aliya: Portrait of an Innovative Migration Movement
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.
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in the Nineteenth Century
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
The Acculturation of American Israelis
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The Return Migration of American Olim
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