The Resource Impossible exodus : Iraqi Jews in Israel, Orit Bashkin, (electronic resource)

Impossible exodus : Iraqi Jews in Israel, Orit Bashkin, (electronic resource)

Label
Impossible exodus : Iraqi Jews in Israel
Title
Impossible exodus
Title remainder
Iraqi Jews in Israel
Statement of responsibility
Orit Bashkin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Between 1949 and 1951, 123,000 Iraqi Jews immigrated to the newly established Israeli state. Lacking the resources to absorb them all, the Israeli government resettled them in maabarot, or transit camps, relegating them to poverty. In the tents and shacks of the camps, their living conditions were squalid and unsanitary. Basic necessities like water were in short supply, when they were available at all. Rather than returning to a homeland as native sons, Iraqi Jews were newcomers in a foreign place. Impossible Exodus tells the story of these Iraqi Jews' first decades in Israel. Faced with ill treatment and discrimination from state officials, Iraqi Jews resisted: they joined Israeli political parties, demonstrated in the streets, and fought for the education of their children, leading a civil rights struggle whose legacy continues to influence contemporary debates in Israel. Orit Bashkin sheds light on their everyday lives and their determination in a new country, uncovering their long, painful transformation from Iraqi to Israeli. In doing so, she shares the resilience and humanity of a community whose story has yet to be told
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1974-
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Bashkin, Orit
Dewey number
304.8/56940567
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
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  • Jews, Iraqi
  • Jews, Iraqi
  • Jews, Iraqi
  • Immigrants
  • Electronic books
  • Israel
Target audience
adult
Label
Impossible exodus : Iraqi Jews in Israel, Orit Bashkin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11909841
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11909841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11909841
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11909841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Impossible exodus : Iraqi Jews in Israel, Orit Bashkin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11909841
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11909841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11909841
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11909841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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