Is The Flood of Soviet Jews Drying Up?

Anatoli Nemov speaks with all the soul of a Russian artist when he talks about emigrating to Israel. "I will always feel drawn there," says the 37- year-old Moscow actor, "but I couldn't climb with all my soul into that life. My language is Russian. My culture is Russian. I am a person of art. I cannot create art in such conditions. Our creativity doesn't exist there."

So, unlike his relatives and friends, Nemov will remain behind. He is one of a growing number of Jews who are choosing not to join the 310,000 of their brethren who have moved to...

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