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

3 Sivan 5776 – June 8, 2016
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

24 Iyyar 5776 – June 1, 2016
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

23 Iyyar 5773 – May 2, 2013
If an Arab barged into your home and demanded to marry your daughter, it was impossible to refuse him.

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