Download e-book for kindle: Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy by Goldstein David A.

By Goldstein David A.

ISBN-10: 1510724796

ISBN-13: 9781510724792

each season, dozens of African American basketball gamers close up their footwear to play and reside in Israel. They devour Israeli nutrition, navigate Israeli hustle and bustle, event cultural and non secular customs within the world’s in simple terms Jewish nation, and voluntarily disclose themselves to the omnipresent hazard of violence within the risky center East. a few avid gamers are either Black and Jewish via start. Others decide to convert to Judaism whereas dwelling in Israel. a few pass 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 ebook to supply an in-depth exploration and research of the studies of African American basketball gamers in Israel from the Seventies until eventually at the present time. writer David A. Goldstein examines how they prove within the nation within the first position, the multitude of designated elements 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. from time to time they even choose to remain in Israel permanently.

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