Remote participants: Lessons about Israeli identity from the experience of Israeli parents in America

Udi Sommer*, Michal Ben Zvi Sommer

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


The move to the land of endless possibilities – the United States – allowed Yael to pursue her dream of many years; she wanted to become a mother. ‘The minute I set foot in this city,’ she tells us about New York later in the interview, ‘I had a feeling that everything was possible. All sorts of things may happen; there were no limits. For the very first time in my life, I had the feeling I could do anything I set my mind to – that I could go the distance
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIsraeli Identity
Subtitle of host publicationBetween Orient and Occident
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9780203382905
ISBN (Print)9780415820219
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013

RAMBI Publications

  • rambi
  • Israel -- Emigration and immigration
  • Israel -- Yeridah
  • Israelis -- United States
  • Jewish families -- History
  • Jews -- Identity
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration

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