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After the Eagles Landed

The Yemenites of Israel, 1st Edition

By Herbert S. Lewis


303 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- The Jews of Yemen -- The Exodus from Yemen -- The City of Kiryat Eliahu -- The Yemenite Community of Kiryat Eliahu -- Religion and Social Life -- Identity, Values, and Attitudes -- The Yemenites Beyond Kiryat Eliahu -- Conclusions and Implications -- Postscript—1987

About the Author

Lewis, Herbert S.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies