Wilson Center Experts

Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Ukraine
Affiliation:
Lecturer, Institute of Contemporary Jewry and Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, Hebrew University
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Agro-Joint Experiement: Lessons from Over There

Project Summary

archivally-driven history of the Join Agricultural Corporation of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish colonization movement to southern Ukraine and Crimea in the 1920s and 1930s. Assessment of the interaction between the Soviet regime, the Jewish settlers, the American sponsors and administrators, and the position of the United States government. Cultural life of religious Jewish shopkeepers, peddlers, and tradesmen who migrated from the Pale of Settlement to join new cooperative agricultural colonies in the Crimea. agro-joint; agriculture

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Putting the South Caucasus in Perspective

August 05, 2014 // 3:00pm4:30pm

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