Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel

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Between 1949 and 1951, 123,000 Iraqi Jews immigrated to the newly established Israeli state. Lacking the resources to absorb them all, the Israeli government resettled them in maabarot, or transit camps, relegating them to poverty. In the tents and shacks of the camps, their living conditions were squalid and unsanitary. Basic necessities like water were in short supply, when they were available at all. Rather than returning to a homeland as native sons, Iraqi Jews were newcomers in a foreign place. Impossible Exodus tells ...

Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel 2017, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9781503602656

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Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel 2017, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804795852

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