The New Immigrants: A Contemporary Profile
Publication Date: January 2001
Author(s): Rina Cohen
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Canadian Jews; Immigration; Identity formation
This essay examines the process of identity formation among two different groups of recent Jewish immigrants to Canada: Israelis and Russians. Members of these groups immigrated to Canada creating transnational ethnic communities that are part of, and at the same time distinct from, the larger Jewish community.