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Reichot VeTeamim: Iraqi traditional cuisine to warm you up

Limor Oren and Oded Shaharabani, a couple in life and owners of the delicatessen, decided to delve into the Iraqi cuisine and offer more than the regular kubbeh.

By JONATHAN GILAD
07/01/2021
Ramat Gan

Miracle discovery of Iraqi Jewish archives highlighted by new documentary

Saving the Iraqi Jewish Archives: A Journey of Identity, aims to highlight the existence of the archives and the Iraqi Jews who would like to reclaim them.

Grapevine May 31, 2020: Justice delayed

Cracking down on sex abuse of minors has become a priority in Australia, and thus, the Australian media was particularly interested in quickly publishing the ruling of the Jerusalem District Court.

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

Israel ambassador calls on UN to recognize Jewish refugees

Ambassador Danny Danon introduced the resolution at a General Assembly discussion marking 72 years since the November 29 Partition Plan.

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
Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq’s former PM Maliki joins chorus against U.S.-Iran policy

Maliki was the leader of Iraq during a period of intense sectarianism, when pro-Iranian forces were largely seen as increasing their hold on Baghdad.

IRAQI JEWS in Israel protest their counterparts’ persecution under the Ba’ath regime. (Fritz Cohen)

Baghdad hangings: When Jews were snatched and accused of spying for Israel

Daoud Ghali Yadgar was only 21 years old when he was snatched and accused of spying for Israel.

By ILANA STUTLAND
01/03/2019
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