JEWISH COLONIZATION OF THE FAR EAST IN THE FIRST HALF
OF THE XX-TH CENTURY (CASE STUDY OF THE JEWISH AUTONOMOUS REGION)
Valery Solomonovich Gurevich - Head of the Laboratory of Jewish History and Migration at Institute for Complex Analysis of Regional Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Far Eastern Branch.
The paper presents the foundation history of the Jewish autonomous region, which is the first Jewish national-territorial formation in the Russian Far East; the Jewish population migration processes in Russia in general and in the Far East in particular have been analyzed.
«The Birobidzhan Project», Jewish population, the Jewish Autonomous Region, relocation policy.