New PDF release: Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy

By Goldstein David A.

each season, dozens of African American basketball avid gamers close up their shoes to play and reside in Israel. They consume Israeli meals, navigate Israeli hustle and bustle, adventure cultural and spiritual customs within the world’s simply Jewish state, and voluntarily disclose themselves to the omnipresent danger of violence within the unstable heart East. a few gamers are either Black and Jewish via beginning. Others decide to convert to Judaism whereas living in Israel. a few cross as far as to procure 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 e-book to supply an in-depth exploration and research of the reviews of African American basketball avid gamers in Israel from the Seventies until this day. writer David A. Goldstein examines how they prove within the nation within the first position, the multitude of particular 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. on occasion they even choose to remain in Israel permanently.

Show description

Read or Download Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land PDF

Similar sociology of sports books

Download PDF by Michael Adelmann: Grenzen der empirischen Sozialforschung: Wo liegen die

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich recreation - Sportsoziologie, observe: 1,3, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 24 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Wurzeln der empirischen Sozialforschung sind vor allem in der kameralistischen Universitätsstatistik und in der politischen Arithmetik zu sehen.

Read e-book online The Rise of Stadiums in the Modern United States: Cathedrals PDF

Many american citizens recognize extra in regards to the stadiums that loom over their cityscapes or university campuses than they do approximately the other point of the nation’s geography. Stadiums function iconic monuments of city and collage identities. certainly, the facility of game in glossy American tradition has produced ‘sportscapes’—landscapes actually formed through their devotion to athletic festival.

Download e-book for kindle: The Consumption and Representation of Lifestyle Sports by Belinda Wheaton

Because their emergence within the Nineteen Sixties, way of life activities (also known as motion recreation, severe activities, experience activities) have skilled unparalleled development either by way of participation and of their elevated visibility throughout private and non-private area. publication seeks to discover the altering illustration and intake of way of life game within the twenty-first century.

Tom Webb's Elite Soccer Referees: Officiating in the Premier League, La PDF

Football is undeniably the preferred activity on this planet. whereas we all know a lot approximately its high-profile avid gamers and their expanding wealth and international impact, we all know little approximately referees and the ways that refereeing has replaced in the course of the historical past of the game. This ebook presents an in-depth exploration of the evolution of the fit legitimate.

Additional info for Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land

Example text

Download PDF sample

Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land by Goldstein David A.


by Joseph
4.0

Rated 4.50 of 5 – based on 14 votes