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Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy by Goldstein David A. PDF

By Goldstein David A.

ISBN-10: 1510724796

ISBN-13: 9781510724792

each season, dozens of African American basketball avid gamers close up their shoes to play and dwell in Israel. They devour Israeli nutrition, navigate Israeli hustle and bustle, adventure cultural and spiritual customs within the world’s purely Jewish nation, and voluntarily disclose themselves to the omnipresent danger of violence within the unstable heart East. a few gamers are either Black and Jewish by way of start. Others decide to convert to Judaism whereas living in Israel. a few move as far as to procure Israeli citizenship, enlist within the Israeli military, marry Israeli girls, and remain lengthy after their enjoying careers finish.
Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters within the Holy Land, is the 1st ebook to supply an in-depth exploration and research of the reviews of African American basketball avid gamers in Israel from the Nineteen Seventies until this day. writer David A. Goldstein examines how they turn out within the kingdom within the first position, the multitude of specific points in their lives there, the demanding situations and problems they face, and the explanations a few decide to go back to Israel 12 months after 12 months. occasionally they even choose to remain in Israel permanently.

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