From Izmir to Haifa – Memoirs of a Turkish Jew

This book is the autobiography of the author, a Turkish Jew born in Izmir in 1923. Ben Shlomo narrates with vivid details his parents and his life in Izmir. How he decided to emigrate to Palestine by crossing the Turkish-Syrian border illegally, his life first in the Jewish Brigade, then in the Israeli Defenses Forces and afterwards his civil life. This autobiography is a valuable addition to the existing literature on Turkish Jews and will be a good source for the scholars studying Turkey’s Jews.

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Kitabın Adı:

From Izmir to Haifa – Memoirs of a Turkish Jew

Yazar:

Benjamin Abouaf Ben-Shlomo

Dizi Adı:

History: 306

Yayın Yılı:

2019

Sayfa:

144

Ebat:

13.5 x 21 cm

Kağıt:

Enso 70 gr

Kapak:

Cevdet Mehmet Kösemen

Cilt/Kapak:

250 gr. Mat, Amerikan Bristol, 4 renk

ISBN/Barkod:

978-605-7884-29-9

İçindekiler

INTRODUCTION

PART I: IZMIR

  • Izmir in the 1920s
  • My Family
  • Public Transportation
  • Street Lighting
  • Power
  • Water
  • Milk
  • Street Vendors
  • Soldiers' Parades
  • Social Life
  • Movie Houses
  • Police Station
  • Public Hangings
  • Bakery
  • School
  • Synagogue
  • The Jewish Hospital
  • The Sabbath
  • Memories
  • Izmir in the 1990s

PART II: LEAVING IZMIR

  • In Syria
  • British Army - As a Syrian Volunteer
  • In Palestine
  • The British Army - As a Jewish-Palestinian Volunteer
  • In Palestine / Israel
  • Israel's War of Independence
  • Reserve Service in the Israeli Defense Forces

EPILOGUE

ADDENDUM

  • Work in Israel and Overseas

ABOUAF FAMILY TREE

PHOTOGRAPHS

INDEX