" (...) Building a Diaspora: Russian Jews in Isreal, Germany and the USA is an insightful and thought-provoking study. It makes a valuable contribution to the scholaship, and it is a necessary source for those who study ethnicity, immigration and diasporas in the epoch of globalization." Maria Yelenevskaya, Studies in Contemporary Jewry. An Annual (2008) 266-269.
About the Author
is Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Tel-Aviv. His main research interests focus on the sociology of Judaism, immigration, ethnicity and language.
Olaf GlÃ¶ckner is a Ph.D. student in history at the Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum, University of Potsdam. He specializes in contemporary Jewish Russian-speaking immigration to Israel and Germany.
Paul Harris is an Associate Professor of Political Science, Augusta State University. He is an observer of the German society with a special focus on immigration and public policy.
Yael Israel is a Ph.D. student in Sociology, University of Tel-Aviv. She specializes in sociology of religion and women studies.
Willi Jasper is Professor of 19th and 20th centurie German and Jewish Literature and Culture, University of Potsdam.
Mikhail Lyubansky is a clinical psychologist and a lecturer in Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His interests focus on racial and ethnic group relations.
Julius H. Schoeps is a Professor of Contemporary Jewish and German History, University of Potsdam, and the Director of Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum for the Study of European Jewry.