Iraq wants the treasures of a Jewish community it persecuted to extinction
The prospect of an independent Kurdistan raises the possibility of renewing an alliance in Iran’s backyard
In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?
The hero of Shimon Ballas
In Baghdad, Nissim Rejwan distanced himself from other Iraqi Jews. In Israel, he became a fierce advocate for their disappearing culture.
Naim Kattan’s memoir of his Iraqi boyhood tells a familiar tale: Jews were here. Now they are not.
A London-born writer travels to Baghdad to find the city that suffused her family’s imagination
How the story of Passover resounds in northern Iraq