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Jewish Emigration

Robert Levy

in Ana Pauker

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2001 | ISBN: 9780520223950
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520925083 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520223950.003.0006
Jewish Emigration

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This chapter focuses on Jewish emigration to Israel from Romania, one of the issues surrounding Ana Pauker's purge. It explains that Romania tolerated, if not facilitated, both legal and illegal emigration up to and throughout 1947. The chapter investigates why a steeled and tested Stalinist Pauker supported mass emigration when it was opposed by the Soviet government. It suggests that Pauker's support for the emigration may be attributed to her personal commitment to Israel's creation.

Keywords: Jewish emigration; Israel; Romania; Stalinist; Soviet government

Chapter.  8523 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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