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American Jewry and the Oslo Years by N. Rubin

By N. Rubin

The Oslo means of September 1993 to January 2001 eventually caused an enduring holiday in American Judaism's conventional wall-to-wall help for any Israeli executive. Drawing on huge new assets, Rubin analyzes what this intended for the yankee and Israeli Jewish communities―critical constituencies in previous and destiny negotiations.

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Energizing of Diaspora Jews. Jews around the world surged with Zionist pride, particularly in the Soviet Union (which sparked the Soviet aliyah, or remigration to Israel and refusenik(those denied the request to emigrate, and who would then lose their jobs) movements). In the United States, Jews, many of whom were ambivalent about Israel’s fate before the war, became increasingly committed to its well-being. Indeed, advocating on behalf of the Jewish state quickly became the top item on US Jewry’s advocacy agenda.

By the summer, AIPAC—officially charged by the New York–based Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish organizations as the coordinator of Washington lobbying on policies to help the State of Israel—was meeting with State Department representatives Dennis Ross and Janet Mullins to further the request. ”44 For the Jewish leaders, this reflected both a misunderstanding of American Jewry’s realizations of the limits of its power and a sense of obligation to push for the Jewish state’s most urgent need.

Likewise, more funding began flowing to Jewish summer camps and to helping children attend them. ” Adult learning efforts grew, as symbolized by the opening of the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School, which had begun in 1986, US Jewry on the Eve of Oslo ● 37 in communities around the country. They were often hosted by Jewish community centers, which were now hiring Jewish education specialists to infuse their operations with Jewish values and learning from the preschool setting to the senior adult programs.

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