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UN commemorates Jewish refugees from Middle East, North Africa

On Wednesday at the UN headquarters in New York, the Israeli Mission to the UN held an event to commemorate the Jewish refugees from North Africa and the Middle East, in coordination with JIMENA (Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa).

This public event was heavily attended by ambassadors from around the world, UN officials, and members of the community, and featured speeches by Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon, Elan Carr, the US State Department's Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism Elan Carr, and Sarah Idan, the former Miss Iraq.

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