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From Baghdad to Boston and Beyond”: A Memoir of an Iraqi Jew

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From Baghdad to Boston and Beyond”: A Memoir of an Iraqi Jew

“From Baghdad to Boston and Beyond”: A Memoir of an Iraqi Jew”. Amy Dane co-author of Dr. Jacob Shammash’s story of emigration from Baghdad in 1947, after the Farhud and […]

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Iraqi Singer, Ismail Fadel to Majalla: “I am convinced that music is a way to bring communities together and push towards peace.”

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Iraqi Singer, Ismail Fadel to Majalla: “I am convinced  that music is a way to bring communities together and push towards  peace.”

By Amal Shehata The Iraqi community in Israel cares deeply for it heritage and many of its members organise Arabic concerts on a regular basis. When an Iraqi singing voice […]

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Ending the Humiliation (Vic Rosenthal)

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Ending the Humiliation (Vic Rosenthal)

 by Vic Rosenthal When the muhtasib or his agent comes to collect the jizya, he should stand the dhimmi in front of him, slap him on the side of the […]

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The Jew Who Helped Defeat Iraq’s pro-Nazi Regime

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The Jew Who Helped Defeat Iraq’s pro-Nazi Regime

by Ofer Aderet Yoav Byron Kattan, who passed away last week, founded a Zionist underground in Iraq and served as a judge in Israel Yoav Byron Kattan, a retired judge […]

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Some modern contributions to Iraq’s social and cultural spheres made by its Jewish community.

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Some modern contributions to Iraq’s social and cultural spheres made by its Jewish community.

Iraqi Jews had a significant role in the country’s contemporary history until the infamous “Farhood”

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The Tragic Demise of Iraqi Jewry

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The Tragic Demise of Iraqi Jewry

by Alyssa Dwek Until the 1950s, Iraq was home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world, with a proud history spanning over 2,600 years. Today, fewer than […]

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From Baghdad To Kokomo

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From Baghdad To Kokomo

Memoir Of A Young Man’s Odyssey To America by Albert Kudsizadeh A compelling account of growing up during the mid-twentieth century in the two oldest and once vibrant Jewish communities […]

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Former Miss Iraq: Arab-Israeli conflict ‘deeply rooted’ in anti-Semitism

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Former Miss Iraq: Arab-Israeli conflict ‘deeply rooted’ in anti-Semitism

At UN Human Rights Council, Sarah Idan calls out Iraqi government for not backing her after she got death threats for joint photo with Miss Israel By TOI staff A […]

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Lost history: understanding the unseen story of Iraqi Jews

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Lost history: understanding the unseen story of Iraqi Jews

Hannah Harn learns about the history of the Jews of Iraq As of 2016, Ireland was home to fewer than 3,000 Jews. “In the region of Munster, we have about 95 […]

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What Do You Know? Iraq’s Jewish History

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What Do You Know? Iraq’s Jewish History

March 25, 2019 In the series What Do You Know?, we feature scholars’ answers to questions about Jewish history and culture submitted by our readers. Q: An anonymous reader asks: Are there any […]

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City of London service is a tearful reminder of Iraqi massacre

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City of London service is a tearful reminder of Iraqi massacre

Bevis Marks commemorates 50th anniversary of killing of Baghdad Jews As a spectacle in barbarity, it was hard to match, even by modern Middle East standards. On January 27 1969, […]

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I Am an Iraqi Jew

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I Am an Iraqi Jew

Naim Dallal. Directed by Lindsay McLean (his grandaughter)

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