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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
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.

Shlomo Hillel at home in Jerusalem

Flight to freedom

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

By RUTH CORMAN
09/02/2021
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
Jewish refugees from Yemen cross desert

Canada recognizes Jewish refugees expelled from Mideast, N. Africa

Ottawa accepts recommendation of committee which found that Jewish population in countries in question went from 856,000 before 1948 to only 4,315 in 2012.

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