Russian Jews in America
Russian Jews in America: The Latest Chapter (Sam Kliger's Power Point Presentation)
A Lecture by Dr. Sam Kliger
Director of Russian Jewish Affairs
American Jewish Committee
Monday, November 8, 2010
Alumni Lounge, 2nd fl, Usdan
Open to the public.
Sam Kliger spoke about Russian-Jewish socio-demographic characteristics, their status, identity, religion, political and communal engagement, and their future in America as a distinct Jewish group.
He is involved in creating, developing and implementing a variety of programs with the goal of successfully integrating Russian Jews into the American Jewish community and general American society. He emigrated to the U.S. from Moscow in 1990 after being a "refusenik" for many years.
This event is sponsored by the Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry (BGI).