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Jewish migration, 19th century to present

Migration A–Z

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  1. Gur Alroey

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm326

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Alroey, G. 2013. Jewish migration, 19th century to present. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

One of the most important and far-reaching changes in the lives of Jews in modern times is the migration from their countries of residence in Europe, Asia, and Africa to the countries of destination that absorbed migration, which opened their doors and allowed Jews to integrate among the surrounding society. There is no nation that had such a high number of migrants in comparison with the Jewish population which remained in its country of origin and did not migrate.

Keywords:

  • anti-Semitism;
  • ethnic conflict;
  • ethnocentrism;
  • identity politics