Uzi Rebhun is the Shlomo Argov Chair in Israel-Diaspora Relations and head of the Division of Jewish Demography at the A. Harman Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He received his doctorate from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was trained as a post-doc at the Center for the Study of World Religions of Harvard University.
He has written extensively on Jewish migration, the Jewish family, group identity, Israel-Diaspora relations, and antisemitism. His books include, among others, Migration, Community, and Identification and Jews and the American Religious Landscape.
His book A double burden: Israeli jews in contemporary Germany is the first major study to critically analyze Israeli-Jewish migration to Germany. It combines complementary approaches to track the migrants’ reasons for making the move, families’ reactions, settlement in the new country etc.
In cooperation with the Cultural Center of the Jewish Community Munich & Upper Bavaria.