Iraqi Jews: A History of Mass Exodus


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The Jews of Iraq constituted one of the oldest and most deeply rooted Jewish communities in the world. But in the early 1950s most of them left for Israel, under circumstances that remain the subject of heated controversy. Iraqi Jews: A History examines the role of this community, highlighting the critical years of the late 1940s - after the establishment of the state of Israel - when deep rifts began to appear in Iraqi society. The sad sequence of events that finally led to the mass exodus of Jews in the 1950s was marked ...

Iraqi Jews: A History of Mass Exodus 2005, Saqi Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780863565045

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