Selection and Heartbreak: The Aliya of North African Jewry

While his book is based on careful academic research, it's not hard to discern how pained Avi Picard was when he learned about the restrictions imposed on North African immigrants in the early years of the state.

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“Olim Bemesorah” ‏(“Cut to Measure: Israel’s Policies Regarding the Aliyah of North African Jews, 1951-1956”‏), by Avi Picard, Ben-Gurion University Press, Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel...