Outsider in the Promised Land: An Iraqi Jew in Israel

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In 1951, Israel was a young nation surrounded by hostile neighbors. Its tenuous grip on nationhood was made slipperier still by internal tensions among the various communities that had immigrated to the new Jewish state, particularly those between the politically and socially dominant Jewish leadership hailing from Eastern Europe and the more numerous Oriental Jews from the Middle East and North Africa. Into this volatile mix came Nissim Rejwan, a young Iraqi Jewish intellectual who was to become one of the country's ...

Outsider in the Promised Land: An Iraqi Jew in Israel 2006, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292712881

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Outsider in the Promised Land: An Iraqi Jew in Israel 2006, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292722361

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