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Among the “Jubos” During the Festival of Lights
No. 105, Blacks, Jews, and Black Jews (2011), pp. 30-45
Published by: Indiana University Press on behalf of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/transition.105.30
Page Count: 16
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The Igbo Jews of Nigeria have made a radical choice: in a nation sharply divided along religious lines, they have rejected both Islam and Christianity and returned to their ancient Hebraic roots. William Miles, an American Ashkenazi, celebrates Hanukkah in Abuja and finds that he is less certain than his hosts about what it means to be a Jew.
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