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What's it like growing up Jewish in Iraq?

What's it like growing up Jewish in Iraq?

When Ceen Gabbai argued with her first-grade teacher about the Arab-Israeli conflict, she didn’t realize how big of a risk she was taking.Ben Sales, JTA, 04/10/2019 11:56
Jews from Islamic countries are migrants of the clash of civilizations

Jews from Islamic countries are migrants of the clash of civilizations

Jewish migrants from Islamic lands are ignored by the Western conscience, the UN, the EU - no one wants to hear about them. Giulio Meotti, 03/12/2018 18:25
Iraqi Jews’ expulsion highlighted at UK Limmud learning festival

Iraqi Jews’ expulsion highlighted at UK Limmud learning festival

2,500 people attend British cultural event, where 1 of the most popular events was a screening of film about Iraqi Jewish community.JTA, 25/12/2017 22:09
Manhattan’s only vineyard is run by an 89-year-old Iraqi Jew

Manhattan’s only vineyard is run by an 89-year-old Iraqi Jew

A 100-foot backyard vine turns into a an unofficial winery; friends and family help with the winemaking.JTA, 02/09/2017 20:49
Iraqis decry destruction of Jew's home

Iraqis decry destruction of Jew's home

Iraqi intellectuals decry the demolition of a historical building in Baghdad that once housed a Jewish finance minister as a "catastrophe".JTA, 15/08/2016 06:22
Kurds urge Jews to return to Iraq

Kurds urge Jews to return to Iraq

Autonomous Iraqi Kurds appeal to descendants of former residents, promising Jews will be 'freer and safer' there than in much of Europe.David Rosenberg, 10/05/2016 11:43
Living in fear: Iraq's last Jews

Living in fear: Iraq's last Jews

Iraq's remaining Jews live in the shadow of rising Islamic extremism and daily terror attacks.David Rosenberg, 13/03/2016 14:07
Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq event

Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq event

Could a ceremony commemorating deadly anti-Semitic pogrom which led to Iraqi Jewish exodus also mark the start of a Jewish revival?Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2015 21:15