Journalist Peter Beinart leads a discussion on Post World War II and the creation of the state of Israel, bringing together the experiences of Ashkenazi and Mizrahi Jewish migrants in Eastern Europe, Allied-occupied Germany and Israel. With Natalia Aleksiun (Touro College), Avinoam Patt (University of Hartford), Orit Bashkin (University of Chicago) and Ori Yehudai (Center for Jewish History/Israel Institute).

Journalist Peter Beinart leads a discussion on Post World War II and the creation of the state of Israel, bringing together the experiences of Ashkenazi and Mizrahi Jewish migrants in Eastern Europe, Allied-occupied Germany and Israel. With Natalia Aleksiun (Touro College), Avinoam Patt (University of Hartford), Orit Bashkin (University of Chicago) and Ori Yehudai (Center for Jewish History/Israel Institute).

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The events surrounding the end of World War II and the establishment of the State of Israel prompted mass migrations of Jews. Journalist Peter Beinart leads a discussion of this dramatic period, bringing together the experiences of Ashkenazi and Mizrahi Jewish migrants in Eastern Europe, Allied-occupied Germany and Israel. With Natalia Aleksiun (Touro College), Avinoam Patt (University of Hartford), Orit Bashkin (University of Chicago) and Ori Yehudai (Center for Jewish History/Israel Institute).

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