jewish refugees from arab countries

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
Si je t’oublie, Bagdad

Un film revient sur l’histoire tourmentée des juifs irakiens

By MORDECHAI BECK
28/01/2018
AN IRAQI RESIDENT walks past an old building destroyed during an electrical fire in Baghdad in 2011.
Remembering Baghdad

The exodus of the Jews from many parts of the world is frequently and sadly sometimes a precursor for other forced migrations.

Yemenite Jews in Ma'abarot (Absorption Camp) Rosh Ha-Ayin in 1949
Comment: Remembering the ethnic cleansing of the Middle East's Jews

This is the untold story of the Jewish forgotten refugees. These Jews, who survived ethnic cleansing and were systematically expelled, were now forgotten.

By TZAHI GAVRIELI
29/11/2017
Shlomo Hillel at home in Jerusalem
Flight to freedom

The riveting stories of Shlomo Hillel, Operation Babylon and Atlit.

By RUTH CORMAN
21/11/2017
Dr. Michel Alimi (second from the right) with a team of other French medical professionals.
The French medical brain drain: Why are so many doctors leaving for Israel?

Agency officials say the average rate of disappointed returnees to France from 1990-2014 was 10 percent but that the number has dropped since.

By BERNARD EDINGER
05/10/2017
Trump ban
Report: Several Jewish families affected by Trump’s refugee ban

The executive order prohibits refugees from entering the United States for 120 days, with an indefinite ban on those fleeing war-torn Syria.

By JTA
30/01/2017
Jewish refugees
A day of commemoration for refugees

The resolution began with the partition plan and ended with the expulsion of 850,000 Jews from Arab lands, including Iraq, Syria, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen.

By MADELINE ROACHE
05/12/2016
Paintings of olive trees at the Jaffa Art Salon
Palestine in Tel Aviv

Unofficial cultural embassy hosts olive harvest festival.

08/11/2016
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