Course Description

ONLINE: When we think of immigration to Israel, we tend to think about Jews. However, hundreds of thousands of non-Jews have also immigrated over the past 75 years, most of them through the Law of Return, which was originally intended for Jews, but some through other legal means. These people include: immigrants from the former Soviet Union, migrant workers primarily from the Philippines, refugees and asylum seekers from Lebanon and Africa, and Hebrew Israelites from the U.S. How has this happened? How have they been welcomed, and what are the various attitudes toward their presence in the country? This lecture-based course will explore this phenomenon and the issues it raises. Students will gain insight into the process of immigrant absorption when the identities of the immigrants do not match those of the host country. | Lecture + Q&A.

Max enrollment: 24.

Class sessions are recorded.

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Section Title
The Other Immigration to Israel
Online - Zoom
9:00AM to 10:15AM
Sep 12, 2023 to Oct 10, 2023
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Virtual Classroom  
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Class sessions are recorded.

Please note: Optional supplementary articles will be shared with students before each of the classes after the first one.

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