Soviet Jews and American Refugee Policy
Publication Date: March 1990
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Author(s): Gary E. Rubin
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Immigration; International Relations; FSU; Diaspora relations
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.