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The Social Scientific Study of JewrySources, Approaches, Debates$
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Uzi Rebhun

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199363490

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.001.0001

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Funding Aliyah: American Jewry and North African Jews, 1952–1956

Funding Aliyah: American Jewry and North African Jews, 1952–1956

A New Paradigm to Understand an Ancient People

Chapter:
(p.37) Measuring the Size and Characteristics of American Jewry
Source:
The Social Scientific Study of Jewry
Author(s):

Avi Picard

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0002

This chapter examines efforts to persuade American Jewry to contribute funds to projects connected with the immigration to and absorption in Israel of North African Jews during the period 1952–1956. It explains Israel's adoption of an immigration absorption policy called “Ship to Village” and the limited success of the fundraising campaign. It also discusses the views of American Jews that local Jewish communities should be loyal to their own country and the negative stereotypes with regard to North African Jews.

Keywords:   American Jewry, immigration absorption, North African Jews, fundraising campaign, Israel, stereotyping

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