By Gadi Benezer
Among 1977 and 1985, a few 20,000 Ethiopian Jews left their houses in Ethiopia and - prompted via an historic dream of returning to the land in their ancestors, 'Yerussalem' - launched into a mystery and hugely aggravating exodus to Israel. because of quite a few political conditions that they had to depart their houses in haste, move a ways taking walks via unknown nation, and remain for a interval of 1 or years in refugee camps, until eventually they have been delivered to Israel. The tricky stipulations of the adventure incorporated racial tensions, assaults by way of bandits, evening commute over mountains, incarceration, affliction and dying. A 5th of the crowd didn't live on the journey.This interdisciplinary, ground-breaking booklet specializes in the adventure of this trip, its that means for the folk who made it, and its relation to the preliminary stumble upon with Israeli society. the writer argues that strong approaches take place on such trips that impact the person and neighborhood in life-changing methods, together with their preliminary come upon with and model to their new society. Analysing the psychosocial influence of the adventure, he examines the family among coping and that means, trauma and tradition, and discusses own improvement and progress.