North American Jewish Settlers in Israel
Publication Date: January 1970
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Gerald Engel
Series: American Jewish Year Book vol.71 (1970), pp.161-187
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Identification; Israel-Diaspora Relations; Migration; Zionism
The author presents a study of American and Canadian Jews who chose to go to Israel between 1950-1966 and became permanent residents between 1962-1966. He presents their replies to a number of specific questions about the following: their American background; their reasons for leaving America and going to Israel; their view of why some Americans leave Israel; and their appraisal of the future of American Jewry.