The Jewish Cultural Integration of Jews from the FSU into the Jewish People: Israel and the United States

By Jacob B. Ukeles

Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, Ukeles Associates, 1995

The purpose of this report is to examine the state of Jewish cultural programming for, and with, recent Jewish immigrants from the FSU in Israel and the United States and to suggest ways that such programming can be improved. In this report Jewish cultural programming is defined as: knowledge of Jewish history, Biblical and modern literature, Zionism; experience of the arts and expression (e.g. music and dance) of the Jewish people; observance of Jewish holidays and life cycle events; and Jewish Identification. The report details the process, findings and implications, recommendations and conclusion.

Topic: Programming, Continuity, Ritual, Former Soviet Union (FSU), Soviet Jewry, Culture, Jewish Content, Immigration, Jewish Identification, Jewish Continuity, Jewish Literacy

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Former Soviet Union (FSU) , Israel , United States

Language: English

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Ukeles, Jacob B. The Jewish Cultural Integration of Jews from the FSU into the Jewish People: Israel and the United States. Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture,Ukeles Associates. 1995: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=10832


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