This book portrays aspects of the life of a community of over 1,200 Jews who were either born in Yemen, or who were, in 1975–77, the young sons and daughters of immigrants from Yemen. It contains implications for the important and currently debated topic of ethnic integration in Israel.
1. Introduction 2. The Jews of Yemen 3. The Exodus from Yemen 4. The City of Kiryat Eliahu 5. The Yemenite Community of Kiryat Eliahu 6. Religion and Social Life 7. Identity, Values, and Attitudes 8. The Yemenites Beyond Kiryat Eliahu 9. Conclusions and Implications 10. Postscript—1987