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By Goldstein David A.

ISBN-10: 1510724796

ISBN-13: 9781510724792

each season, dozens of African American basketball gamers close up their shoes to play and stay in Israel. They consume Israeli foodstuff, navigate Israeli hustle and bustle, event cultural and non secular customs within the world’s in simple terms Jewish kingdom, and voluntarily disclose themselves to the omnipresent hazard of violence within the unstable heart East. a few gamers are either Black and Jewish by means of delivery. Others decide to convert to Judaism whereas dwelling in Israel. a few cross 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 publication to supply an in-depth exploration and research of the studies of African American basketball gamers in Israel from the Seventies until this present day. writer David A. Goldstein examines how they prove within the kingdom within the first position, the multitude of special features in their lives there, the demanding situations and problems they face, and the explanations a few decide to go back to Israel yr after yr. often times they even choose to remain in Israel permanently.

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