UNT guest speaker to discuss immigration of Jews to Israel

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

What: "Immigration and Israel's Multicultural Mosaic" -- A lecture at the University of North Texas by Dr. Larissa Remennick, professor of sociology at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. Presented by UNT's Department of Sociology and Jewish Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation and North Texas Hillel.

When: 3-4 p.m. Feb. 16 (Thursday)

Where: Silver Eagle Suite of UNT's University Union, which is located at 1155 Union Circle, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets

Cost: Free

About the speaker:

Dr. Larissa Remennick, a native of Moscow, researches the former Soviet Immigration to Israel and the Russian Jewish immigration of the 1990s, looking at the integration patterns of Russian-speaking Jews in Israel and in the Western countries and the formation of the global Russian-Jewish diaspora. She is the author of five books, including her most recent book, Russian Jews on Three Continents: Identity, Integration and Conflict. Remennick is a graduate of Moscow's Institute of Sociology in the Academy of Sciences, and completed post-doctoral work at Oxford University.

Contact: Dr. Gabe Ignatow, UNT assistant professor of sociology, at 940-565-3616 or Gabe.Ignatow@unt.edu

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

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