jewish refugees from arab countries

Iraqi Jewish refugees stand in a refugee absorption camp. established in Israel in 1950.

Jewish refugees left $150 billion in property in Arab countries

Some 850,000 Jews were forced to flee their homes in Arab countries across the Middle East in the days leading up to and following the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.

22/12/2019
Iraqi Jewish refugees stand in a refugee absorption camp. established in Israel in 1950.

Global kaddish planned for neglected exile of N. African Jewry

Some 50 synagogues, mostly serving Middle Eastern and Northern African congregants, will commemorate this painful.

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
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
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