The 'Immigrants’ Who Became 'Olim’

The million Russian-speakers who arrived in the 1990s changed this country, but they also were changed by it. Lily Galili, co-author of a new book about their aliyah, experienced something similar, some 30 years earlier.

On a summer night back in 1999, at a political rally at the Jerusalem International Convention Center, journalist Lily Galili encountered a girl of about 8...