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TJFF and IJAO Present

| ב׳ במרחשון ה׳תשפ״א (20/10/2020) | 0 Comments
TJFF and IJAO Present

MA’ABAROT: THE ISRAELI TRANSIT CAMPS This is a must see movie! Watch it in your own Home – completely COVID-19 safe. Screening: Thursday Oct 29-Friday Oct 30 (TORONTO PREMIERE)Zoom Q&A: […]

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From Iraq to exodus: the flight of a country’s Jewish community

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From Iraq to exodus: the flight of a country’s Jewish community

by Holly Johnston ERBIL, Kurdistan Region —  Bertha Bekhor was 15 years old when a man knocked frantically at the door of her Baghdad home, on a warm June evening […]

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ערוץ השיעורים והשירים של הרב דוד מנחם

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ערוץ השיעורים והשירים של הרב דוד מנחם

. נוסח בבל, מקאם:שיגא יָהּ הַצֵּל יוֹנָה מְחַכָּה וְדִמְעָתָהּ לָךְ מְפַכָּה : וְתִשְׂמַח בָּךְ אַתָּה מַלְכָּהּ בִּשְׁמוֹנַת יְמֵי חֲנֻכָּה הוֹדוּ לְגֵאֶה עַל גֵּאִים וְנוֹרָא עַל כָּל נוֹרָאִים : הִצִּיל אֶת […]

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Don’t forget the Jewish refugees from Arab and Muslim lands

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Don’t forget the Jewish refugees from Arab and Muslim lands

by Jonathan S. Tobin Palestinians and their supporters not only erase the Jewish history of the land of Israel, but also of the Jews of Arab lands who lost their […]

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Iraqi Judaism lives on in literary form

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Iraqi Judaism lives on in literary form

by Joseph Croitoru Translated from the German by Nina Coon Interest in the Iraqi-Jewish cultural heritage is growing – both in Israel and Iraq. Novels in which emigrants and their […]

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The Jews of Kurdistan: How Kurdish Jews became Israeli

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The Jews of Kurdistan: How Kurdish Jews became Israeli

By Pinar Ulumaskan Every Sukkot, the Kurdish Jews of Israel gather to dance, eat delicious foods and share stories about their homeland — the historic Kurdistan, now divided between Turkey, Syria, Iran […]

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Understanding the Indian Baghdadi Jews

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Understanding the Indian Baghdadi Jews

The Jewish Museum tells the history of British Jews while also celebrating the larger Jewish community.  One such community is the Baghdadi Jewish community of India. Originally from Iraq and […]

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Army troops play key role in preserving Iraqi Jewish heritage

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Army troops play key role in preserving Iraqi Jewish heritage

By Steve DeVaneAirborne & Special Operations Museum exhibit is on display through Sept. 22. An exhibit of material related to the Jewish community in Iraq shows the important role Army […]

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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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Young Iraqis re-encounter their Jewish compatriots

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Young Iraqis re-encounter their Jewish compatriots

by Gilgamesh Nabeel After seven decades of alienation, Iraqi Jews use culture to build bridges with their non-Jewish countrymen and vice versa.  Through Baghdadi folk songs and lullabies, British-born musician Carol […]

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A Lexicological Study of Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic in Iraqi Hebrew Novels

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A Lexicological Study of Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic in Iraqi Hebrew Novels

by Mohamed A. H. Ahmed ABSTRACT Sami Michael (b. Baghdad, 1926), Shimon Ballas (b. Baghdad, 1930) and Eli Amir (b. Baghdad, 1937) are three Iraqi Jewish authors who immigrated to Israel, […]

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