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The Difficult and Important Task of Commemorating Iraqi Jewry’s Farhud

The Farhud (“violent dispossession” (in Arabic), the two-day pogrom that befell the Jews of Baghdad occurred 75 years ago on Shavuot in 1941.

Painful Lessons from the 75th Anniversary of the Farhud

In Arabic, Farhud means “violent dispossession.” This forgotten Holocaust-era pogrom was the first step toward the extinguishing the 27 centuries of Jewish life in Iraq.

Faces of Israel: Mazal Elijah, Immigrant from Iraq

If an Arab barged into your home and demanded to marry your daughter, it was impossible to refuse him.

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