Soviet Jews and American Refugee Policy

By Gary E. Rubin

American Jewish Committee (AJC), March 29, 1990

This document transcribes a speech given by the author to the Center for Migration Studies. The author examines the issue of the emigration of Jews from the Soviet Union from both a Jewish and an American perspective. He outlines threats and challenges facing Soviet Jewry even as unprecedented numbers of them arrive in the United States and in Israel. He further makes several policy recommendations for the United States to ensure the safety and well-being of Soviet Jewish immigrants.

Topic: Diaspora Relations, Former Soviet Union (FSU), Israel-Diaspora Relations, International Relations, Immigration

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Genre: Speech

Language: English

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Rubin, Gary E. Soviet Jews and American Refugee Policy. American Jewish Committee (AJC). 29 March 1990:


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