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Ethiopian Jewish Immigrants in Israel: The Homeland Postponed (Hardback)
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Ethiopian Jewish Immigrants in Israel: The Homeland Postponed (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 27/04/2001
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This is an ethnographic study of Ethiopian Jews, or Beta Israel, a few years after their migration from rural Ethiopia to urban Israel. For the Beta Israel, the most significant issue is not, as is commonly assumed, adaptation to modern society, but rather 'belonging' in their new homeland, and the loss of control they are experiencing over their lives and those of their children. Ethiopian Jewish immigrants resist those aspects of the dominant society which they dislike: they reject normative Jewish practices and uphold Beta Israel religious and cultural ones, ideologically counteract disparaging Israeli attitudes, develop strong ethnic bonds and engage in overt forms of resistance. The difficulties of the present are also overcome by creating a perfect past and an ideal future: in what the author calls 'the homeland postponed', all Jews will be united in a colour-blind world of material plenty and purity.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780700712380
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 491 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 25 mm

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