Cover Osteuropa 9-11/2019

In Osteuropa 9-11/2019

Familiar with a sense of unfamiliarity
Russian-speaking Israelis in Berlin

Liza Rozovsky

Deutsche Fassung


They were born in the Soviet Union, emigrated to Israel as children, teenagers or young adults, and have lived in Berlin for many years. Ten Russian-speaking Israelis talk about feeling out of place in their homeland, feeling at home in a foreign country, and their relationship with Israel and Germany. They may have little in common, but there is one thing that binds them together: the Russian language.

(Osteuropa 9-11/2019, pp. 19–34)