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Between 1977 and 1992, practically all Ethiopian Jews migrated to Israel. This mass move followed the 1974 revolution in Ethiopia and its ensuing economic and political upheavals, compounded by the brutality of the military regime and the willingness-after years of refusal-of the Israeli government to receive them as bona fide Jews entitled to immigrate to that country. As the sole Jewish community from sub-Sahara Africa in Israel, the Ethiopian Jews have met with unique difficulties. Based on fieldwork conducted over several years, For Our Soul describes the ongoing process of adjustment and absorption that the Ethiopian Jewish immigrants, also known as Falasha or Beta Israel, experienced in Israel.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
  2. pp. i-iii
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  1. Copyright
  2. p. iv
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. 1. Introduction and Historical Background
  2. pp. 1-29
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  1. 2. Israel as an Absorbing State
  2. pp. 30-52
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  1. 3. The Journey and Settlement
  2. pp. 53-71
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  1. 4. The Beleaguered Family in Transition
  2. pp. 72-90
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  1. 5. Setting Up Home
  2. pp. 91-107
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  1. 6. Crisis in Communal Integrity and Identity
  2. pp. 108-129
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  1. 7. Primary Education
  2. pp. 130-153
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  1. 8. Postprimary Education and Training
  2. pp. 154-190
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  1. 9. Adult and Continuing Education
  2. pp. 191-214
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  1. 10. Community, Race, Modernity, and Work
  2. pp. 215-232
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  1. 11. Epilogue
  2. pp. 233-244
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 245-271
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 272-274
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 275-286
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 287-293
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780814344095
Related ISBN
9780814344101
MARC Record
OCLC
1056049905
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-08
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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