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Don’t Return the Iraqi Jewish Archive

Iraq wants the treasures of a Jewish community it persecuted to extinction

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In Iraq’s Kurdish Zone, Israelis and Long-Hidden Jews See Hope for Revived Ties

The prospect of an independent Kurdistan raises the possibility of renewing an alliance in Iran’s backyard

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Iraqi Jewish Treasures Displayed in D.C. Before Being Shipped Back to … Iraq

In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?

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Outsider in the Promised Land

The hero of Shimon Ballas

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The Outsider

In Baghdad, Nissim Rejwan distanced himself from other Iraqi Jews. In Israel, he became a fierce advocate for their disappearing culture.

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Babylon and On

Naim Kattan’s memoir of his Iraqi boyhood tells a familiar tale: Jews were here. Now they are not.

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Slow Fade

A London-born writer travels to Baghdad to find the city that suffused her family’s imagination

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A Seder in Sulaymaniyah

How the story of Passover resounds in northern Iraq

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