In the End is it Ideology?: Religio-cultural and Structural Factors in American Aliya

By Chaim I. Waxman

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ), 1995

This article reviews the major studies of American Jewish immigrants to Israel. It shown that the immigrants are increasingly comprised of Orthodox Jews, and argues that the increasing concentration of Orthodox among those immigrants is not solely the result of religion-ideological sources but, perhaps even more importantly, of sophisticated structural ones.

Topic: Immigration

Name of Publication: Contemporary Jewry

Volume/Issue: 16

Page Number(s): 50-67

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Waxman, Chaim I. In the End is it Ideology?: Religio-cultural and Structural Factors in American Aliya. Contemporary Jewry. Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). 1995: 50-67. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2787


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