Larissa Remennick

Larissa Remennick is associate professor of sociology at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. Born and educated in Moscow, Russia, she has lived in Israel since 1991. Her research interests include gender aspects of immigration and immigrant acculturation, as well as immigrant health and wellbeing. She has published extensively on the former Soviet immigrant wave of the 1990s in Israel, as well as on Russian Jewish immigrants in other hosting countries.   

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Russian Immigrants in Israel

Approximately 350,000 Jewish women moved to Israel from the Former Soviet Union after 1989. Among the key issues they faced were occupational downgrading, sexuality and family life, sexual harassment, marital distress, and single-parent families.


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