Changing Health and Changing Culture: The Yemenite Jews in Israel

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Contents
Tables Figuresix
Acknowledgementsxi
1 Introduction1
Getting to Know the Community1
A Short History of Yemen and Its Jews6
2 Identity13
Changing Culture13
The Genetic Picture20
3 Social Life25
Family26
Old Age31
From Home to School33
Work35
Arak, Narghile, and Qat37
The Shrinking of Religion43
Politics and Society46
4 The Physical Environment51
Geography51
Water52
Housing53
In Israel54
Food55

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