iraqi jewish heritage

Award-winning 'Wolf of Baghdad' comes in Israel at Animax

Cartoonist Carol Isaacs, who often draws under the name Surreal McCoy, is set to bring the cinematic adaptation of her award-winning Wolf of Baghdad comic to Israel for the first time.

30/07/2022

Unlikely trio bring spirit, sound of Iraqi music to Confederation House

The threesome will take the stage at Confederation House on July 28 (8:30 p.m.) to strut their stuff – which will lean heavily on the Iraqi Arabic side of the musical genre tracks.

23/07/2022
 Iraqis celebrate after UNESCO designated ancient city of Babylon as World Heritage Site in July of

Is Babylon once again rising from the ashes?

First-person: There is growing evidence the Iraqi government is serious about rebuilding this ancient wonder of the world.

By JOEL C. ROSENBERG / ALL ARAB NEWS
16/02/2022

The journey of an Iraqi-Israeli-British man and what he learned

In From Babylon to Jerusalem, Nathan (with an assist from his friend Andrew Edwards) reflects on his life.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
14/01/2021
A scene from ‘I am From the Jews.’ August 2020.

Heritage takes center stage at 'A Stage for Arab-Hebrew Culture'

Ana Min el-Yahud (I Am from the Jews) at the Jaffa Theater blends Iraqi heritage with Israeli life

24/08/2020

Hanukkah celebration lights up Iraqi Kurdistan at prophet's tomb

Around 20 Kurdish Jews gathered in the town to celebrate the "festival of lights." Some came from Israel, but the majority were from the three provinces that make up Iraqi Kurdistan.

02/01/2020
Boy wearing a kippa

Here’s what it’s like to grow up as a Jew in Iraq

“It was hard being Jewish because I felt like, if you’re Jewish, you don’t really have anywhere to belong to,” she said.

By BEN SALES/JTA
04/10/2019
Dudu Tassa and the Kuwaitis album cover

Dudu Tassa and how Iraqi Arabic-Jewish music became hip again

The grandson of the famous Daoud al-Kuwaiti, Tassa continues the family music tradition, bringing his fans the Arabic Iraqi music they turn to him for.

By SHIRLEY FINKELSTEIN
14/04/2019
Hebrew inscriptions on the wall, near the Great Mosque of al-Nuri. (Eddy van Wessel)

After ISIS, Mosul finally values its Jewish heritage

Since ISIS attacked the diversity of the Iraqi community, diversity is now valued far more consciously, and this trend’s most surprising consequence is related to the Iraqi Jews.

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