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"Since the exile of Jews from Iraq virtually no Jewish life remains in the country – this treasured collection belongs to the Jewish community and should be made available to them.”
Democratic and Republican lawmakers and Jewish groups have lobbied to renegotiate the deal, arguing that the documents should be kept in the US or elsewhere where they are accessible to Iraqi Jews and their descendants.
Latif Jiji cited his Judaism and celebration of Passover as the inspiration for his winemaking.
Their expulsion of the Jews of Baghdad was the first tug on the complex fabric of the Middle East that later unraveled in its entirety.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Against the backdrop of the Holocaust, the June 1941 Farhud Massacre was perpetrated upon the unprepared Iraqi Jews – as the British stood by and did nothing.
By EDWIN BLACK
Normally the elites of Iraqi Jewry in London are associated with the great merchant families, but Nessim Dawood represented an aristocracy of knowledge instead.
By DORE GOLD
The Torah scroll was written on the finest deerskin available in Bahdad and completed in 1912; It now resides at the Ohel Ari Synagogue in Ra'anana.
By MARION FISCHEL
Most revered for his Arabic to English translation of the Koran, Nessim Joseph Dawood was a revolutionary in introducing the West to Arab literature and culture – but his life story is so much more.
Once thought a failed state, Iraq has emerged from the chaos of ISIS to hold successful elections.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Jordan played a key role in deal that concerns Israel and shows Washington is playing a new role in southern Syria.
In the battle for Mosul, the Iraqi Army has deployed a variety of its best units, including the 9th Armored Division, the black-clad Special Operations Forces and the Federal Police.
The Iraqi Army is basing its conclusion on a military assessment following a recent battle it held with ISIS militants in the city of Tel Afar, located just 63KM from Mosul.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
How Golda Meir’s biography became a best-seller in Iraqi Kurdistan and why people there are so interested in Israel.
By NATAN ODENHEIMER
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