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Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and Its Repercussions in the 1950s and After

@inproceedings{Hakohen2003ImmigrantsIT,
  title={Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and Its Repercussions in the 1950s and After},
  author={Devorah Hakohen and G. Brand},
  year={2003}
}
May 1948: a dramatically reborn Israel put out the call for Jews to return to their new homeland. Between 1948 and 1951, over one million Jews from disparate nations across the world converge upon Israel, doubling its population and creating a unique, exhilarating socio-cultural quilt. But ramifications upon Israeli society and nationhood would be profound and long lasting. The new immigrants who were granted citizenship and the right to vote upon their arrival in Israel had an immense impact… Expand
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