Diaspora in a Golden Land
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Diaspora in a Golden Land The Judaisms of California by R. Hecht

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Published by Fithian Pr .
Written in English

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ISBN 10156474065X
ISBN 109781564740656

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  The Golden Land is a museum-in-a-book that devotes a double-page spread--complete with removable letters, documents, and personal effects--to each of the successive waves of Jewish immigration to America, from the Germans and Eastern Europeans in the 19th and early 20th centuries to the refugees from the Nazis in the s and ’40s to the Soviet Jews in the s and 'a Reviews: 4. diaspora, not least that by many contributors to this book, including Nadje Al-Ali, Khalid Koser, Gabriel Sheffer, Zlatko Skrbisˇ and Khachig To¨lo¨lyan.1 Others who have made seminal contributions include, for instance, Avtar Brah, Robin Cohen and William Safran.2 There is less re-. JE WISH DIASPORA Wikipedia. The Jewish diaspora (Hebrew: Tfutza, תְּפוּצָה) or exile (Hebrew: Galut, גָּלוּת; Yiddish: Golus) refers to the dispersion of Israelites or Jews out of their ancestral homeland (the Land of Israel) and their subsequent settlement in other parts of the globe. In the book, ‘Ha-Ish Al Ha-Chomah’ (pp. ), it is related that Rav Zonnenfeld's grandson, like many yeshiva students, was in a difficult financial state but had a great desire to.