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 nutrition, navigate Israeli hustle and bustle, event cultural and spiritual customs within the world’s purely Jewish nation, and voluntarily reveal themselves to the omnipresent hazard of violence within the unstable heart East. a few avid gamers are either Black and Jewish via start. Others decide to convert to Judaism whereas dwelling in Israel. a few move as far as to acquire Israeli citizenship, enlist within the Israeli military, marry Israeli ladies, and remain lengthy after their enjoying careers finish.
Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters within the Holy Land, is the 1st e-book to supply an in-depth exploration and research of the reviews of African American basketball gamers in Israel from the Nineteen Seventies until this present day. writer David A. Goldstein examines how they prove within the nation within the first position, the multitude of designated 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 12 months. on occasion they even choose to remain in Israel permanently.

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