Thomas and Diann Mann 2021 Israel Series on Jewish Migration and Displacement

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Refugees on their way to Israel during World War II
March 2, 2021
11:10AM - 12:30PM
Location
Via ZOOM

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Add to Calendar 2021-03-02 11:10:00 2021-03-02 12:30:00 Thomas and Diann Mann 2021 Israel Series on Jewish Migration and Displacement Migration and displacement have long been central concerns for scholars of Jewish history. In this series, we aim to highlight new studies that explore movements in unexpected directions and understudied migration paths and experiences. One program will focus on Jews escaping persecution during World War II. It will explore the stories of European Jews who found refuge in Portugal, and those who reached mandatory Palestine through the Soviet interior and Iran. The second program will look at the complexities of immigration into and out of Israel, discussing the struggles of Jews who tried to rebuild their lives in the Jewish state after experiencing displacement in Europe and the Middle East, and those who left Israel to resettle in new destinations. ​​​​​​ March 2, 11:10 AM-12:40 PM: New Perspectives on Refuge from the Holocaust Moderator: Robin Judd (The Ohio State University) Marion Kaplan (New York University): Hitler’s Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal Mikhal Dekel (City College/CUNY Graduate Center): Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey         March 24, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM: New Perspectives on Israeli Migration Moderator: Naomi Brenner (The Ohio State University) Rhona Seidelman (The University of Oklahoma): Under Quarantine: Immigrants and Disease at Israel's Gate Ori Yehudai (The Ohio State University): Leaving Zion: Jewish Emigration from Palestine and Israel after World War II   Register: fireman.2@osu.edu You will receive the Zoom link the day before the program. For more information, contact Ori Yehudai, yehudai.3@osu.edu. Supported by the Thomas and Diann Mann Israel Fund.  Via ZOOM Melton Center for Jewish Studies asc-meltoncenter@osu.edu America/New_York public
March 24, 2021
1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location
Via ZOOM

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-03-24 13:00:00 2021-03-24 14:30:00 Thomas and Diann Mann 2021 Israel Series on Jewish Migration and Displacement Migration and displacement have long been central concerns for scholars of Jewish history. In this series, we aim to highlight new studies that explore movements in unexpected directions and understudied migration paths and experiences. One program will focus on Jews escaping persecution during World War II. It will explore the stories of European Jews who found refuge in Portugal, and those who reached mandatory Palestine through the Soviet interior and Iran. The second program will look at the complexities of immigration into and out of Israel, discussing the struggles of Jews who tried to rebuild their lives in the Jewish state after experiencing displacement in Europe and the Middle East, and those who left Israel to resettle in new destinations. ​​​​​​ March 2, 11:10 AM-12:40 PM: New Perspectives on Refuge from the Holocaust Moderator: Robin Judd (The Ohio State University) Marion Kaplan (New York University): Hitler’s Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal Mikhal Dekel (City College/CUNY Graduate Center): Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey         March 24, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM: New Perspectives on Israeli Migration Moderator: Naomi Brenner (The Ohio State University) Rhona Seidelman (The University of Oklahoma): Under Quarantine: Immigrants and Disease at Israel's Gate Ori Yehudai (The Ohio State University): Leaving Zion: Jewish Emigration from Palestine and Israel after World War II   Register: fireman.2@osu.edu You will receive the Zoom link the day before the program. For more information, contact Ori Yehudai, yehudai.3@osu.edu. Supported by the Thomas and Diann Mann Israel Fund.  Via ZOOM Melton Center for Jewish Studies asc-meltoncenter@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Migration and displacement have long been central concerns for scholars of Jewish history. In this series, we aim to highlight new studies that explore movements in unexpected directions and understudied migration paths and experiences.

One program will focus on Jews escaping persecution during World War II. It will explore the stories of European Jews who found refuge in Portugal, and those who reached mandatory Palestine through the Soviet interior and Iran. The second program will look at the complexities of immigration into and out of Israel, discussing the struggles of Jews who tried to rebuild their lives in the Jewish state after experiencing displacement in Europe and the Middle East, and those who left Israel to resettle in new destinations.

Tehran Children book cover

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Hitler's Jewish Refugees book cover, Marion Kaplan

March 2, 11:10 AM-12:40 PM: New Perspectives on Refuge from the Holocaust

Moderator: Robin Judd (The Ohio State University)

Marion Kaplan (New York University): Hitler’s Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Mikhal Dekel (City College/CUNY Graduate Center): Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey

 

 

 

Under Quarantine book cover

 

Leaving Zion book cover

March 24, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM: New Perspectives on Israeli Migration

Moderator: Naomi Brenner (The Ohio State University)

Rhona Seidelman (The University of Oklahoma): Under Quarantine: Immigrants and Disease at Israel's Gate

Ori Yehudai (The Ohio State University): Leaving Zion: Jewish Emigration from Palestine and Israel after World War II

 


Register: fireman.2@osu.edu
You will receive the Zoom link the day before the program.

For more information, contact Ori Yehudai, yehudai.3@osu.edu.

Supported by the Thomas and Diann Mann Israel Fund.