Cultural Adaptation in Soviet Jewish Resettlement: A Reciprocal Adjustment Process

By Mark Handelman

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), September 1998

Cultural adaptation in resettlement is a two-way process. Soviet Jewish emigres have had a positive impact on the New York Jewish community, which now has more realistic perceptions of their "cousins" from the FSU. However, both the emigre and host communities must continue to struggle with the mutual task of cultural adaptation. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.75 no.1, Fall 1998.

Topic: Culture, Tolerance, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 75/No. 1

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Coverage: New York , United States

Language: English

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Handelman, Mark. Cultural Adaptation in Soviet Jewish Resettlement: A Reciprocal Adjustment Process. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). September 1998: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1240


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