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Why Have Transit Camps for Mizrahi Jews Been Written Out of Israeli History?

| ד׳ בתשרי ה׳תשע״ט (13/09/2018) | 0 Comments
Why Have Transit Camps for Mizrahi Jews Been Written Out of Israeli History?

In 1951, a quarter of a million people were living in what was known as ma’abarot, 80 percent of them from Islamic lands. Most of the camps were dismantled by 1959. Ten forgotten years. An odd question is posed by the protagonist of the television series “Zagouri Empire,” in the first episode of the new […]

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Iraq-born refugee could become first Arabic speaker to head Britain’s Jews

| כ״ב באייר ה׳תשע״ח (07/05/2018) | 0 Comments
Iraq-born refugee could become first Arabic speaker to head Britain’s Jews

Baghdad-born candidate standing for presidency of UK’s most powerful Jewish group says more diverse representation is needed The most influential organisation representing British Jews could soon have its first leader from a Mizrahi – or Arab – background. Edwin Shuker, one of four candidates campaigning to be the next president of the Board of Deputies […]

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A Rational Jewish Approach to Homosexuality

| ט״ז בתמוז ה׳תשע״ז (10/07/2017) | 0 Comments
A Rational Jewish Approach to Homosexuality

by Shmuley Boteach   [ This posting is not intended to necessarily represent the position or voice of the IJAO nor Beit Eliahou on the matter of homosexuality; it is intended to offer an opportunity to hear another voice in what we hope is a vibrant and meaningful ongoing conversation in all Jewish communities involving our […]

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