Patterns of Interaction and Adjustment Among Soviet Jewish Refugees: Findings from an Ethnography in the San Francisco Bay Area
Publication Date: January 1988
Publisher(s): Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s): Steven James Gold
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Immigration
In Contemporary Jewry 9/2, 87-105. This paper explores some emergent patterns of social interaction, ideological orientation, and adjustment among Soviet Jewish population of the San Francisco Bay Area. Data were collected through in-depth interviews and participant observation with 47 Soviet Jews and 6 resettlement staff between 1982-1984.