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Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm
Israeli Babylonians: The Birth of Iraqi' Israeli Identity @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
6:30 pm
During the 1950s, 123,000 Iraqi Jews arrived to Israeli where they lived under very harsh conditions. These Iraqi Jews spoke Arabic in the transit camps where they were settled, and Iraqi intellectuals wrote in that language. Their shared Iraqi background united them as they organized support groups to help one another. Iraqi Jews missed Iraq and longed to return to Continue Reading