Snow Falling On Israel examines the recent Russian-Jewish immigration to Israel in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the tremendous impact it’s habing on Israeli life, politics, and international affairs. It’s a big story. With close to 1 million Russian Jews now living in Israel, it’s the single most important demographic shift the Middle East in the 21st century.
Today, more Russian Jews live in Israel than in Russia. From the alignment of Israel’s political parties to its culture and economic makeup, the impact of this massive wave of immigrations has changed Israel in ways the country - and the world at large - is just beginning to grasp.