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The Farhoud Pogrom remembered – June 1-2, 1941

The October 7th massacre in Southern Israel joins a long line of dates and events such as the Faroud on June 1-2, 1941 when Jews were murdered for no other reason than being Jews. Op-ed.

The Farhoud Pogrom remembered – June 1-2, 1941

A taste of the myth of peaceful Muslim-Jewish coexistence

A letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the bloody history of Muslim-Jewish 'coexistence' in countries with Muslim populations.

A taste of the myth of peaceful Muslim-Jewish coexistence

Iraq's massacre of its Jews: 'Thriving community lost overnight'

June 2, 2022 marks 81 years since the brutal massacre of Baghdad's thriving Jewish community; one of the oldest in the world.

Iraq's massacre of its Jews: 'Thriving community lost overnight'

Pitfalls of Jewish-Muslim dialogue

Islamic antisemitism reached Christian proportions when Zionism proved Jews were better than Muslims at fighting and ruling. Op-ed.

Pitfalls of Jewish-Muslim dialogue

Yom HaGirush—the inside story

From Morocco to India, Yemen to Afghanistan, centuries of legacies were incinerated with barely a murmur from the world. Op-ed.

Yom HaGirush—the inside story

'Vital' to commemorate pogrom that decimated Iraqi Diaspora

Over 10,000 light a virtual candle in commemoration of the Farhud ahead of its 80th anniversary.

'Vital' to commemorate pogrom that decimated Iraqi Diaspora

Yes, there was a Nakba, but it was not about Arabs

May 15 is the day the Arabs mourn the 'catastrophe' of Israel's establishment, but the real Nakba was that of the Jews of Arab lands. Op-ed.

Yes, there was a Nakba, but it was not about Arabs

The Iraqi Farhud stymies invented Arab history

The Iraqi Farhud stymies invented Arab history

State grants benefits to Jewish refugees from Arab lands

Israelis who fled anti-Semitism in North Africa and Iraq finally to be recognized under law, like Holocaust and Nazi regime survivors.

State grants benefits to Jewish refugees from Arab lands

Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq commemoration

Could a ceremony commemorating deadly anti-Semitic pogrom which led to Iraqi Jewish exodus also mark the start of a Jewish revival?

Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq commemoration

When Nazism met Arabism

When Baghdad Burned: The June 1941 Farhud Massacre

The fusion of Nazism and Arab nationalism in the Middle East spelled unimaginable horror for Iraq's ancient Jewish community.

When Baghdad Burned: The June 1941 Farhud Massacre