Introduction 1. An anthropological journey to my birthplace 2. "Amongst our faraway brethren" : surfacing memories of suppressed colonialism 3. Contraction : immigration and the Jewish community in Morocco today 4. Controlling city spaces, essentializing Jewish identities 5. Contraction and control : Jews, Muslims, and card games in Casablanca 6. To be a community that is both homeland and diaspora 7. Searching for roots in the diaspora : nationalism and state in Israelis' journey to Morocco.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-211) and index.