The Wolf of Baghdad

The Wolf of Baghdad

Mardean Issac, Tablet, 05/01/2020

A new graphic novel about the Iraqi Jewish experience.

Here’s what it’s like to grow up as a Jew in Iraq

Here’s what it’s like to grow up as a Jew in Iraq

Ben Sales, JTA, 10/03/2019

When Ceen Gabbai argued with her first-grade teacher about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, she didn’t realize how big of a risk she was taking.

Iraqi Chicken Stuffed With Spiced Rice Recipe

Iraqi Chicken Stuffed With Spiced Rice Recipe

Leah Koenig, The Nosher, 09/20/2019

A slow-cooked comfort dish perfect for Shabbat lunch.

4 families’ Passover foods from Iran, Iraq, Latvia — and the East Bay

4 families’ Passover foods from Iran, Iraq, Latvia — and the East Bay

Alix Wall, The J., 04/12/2019

Foods celebrate the families’ unique histories and carry on traditions from their native countries, or in one case, reflect the values of the hosts.

52 Iraqi Jews Were Killed By The Secret Police. 50 Years Later, Their Descendants Come Forward.

52 Iraqi Jews Were Killed By The Secret Police. 50 Years Later, Their Descendants Come Forward.

Ari Feldman, The Forward, 02/06/2019

Felix Shamash, was just a teenager when his father, Shoul, was taken from their home in October 1972.

Is the Lost Language of Iraqi Jews Really Lost?

Is the Lost Language of Iraqi Jews Really Lost?

Mardean Isaac, Tablet, 06/01/2018

On the anniversary of the Farhud of 1941, when Iraqi Jews’ violent dispossession began, a look at how the Baghdadi diaspora’s eventual return to Israel fostered scholarly interest in a rich Babylonian heritage.

As Iraqi Jewish voices die out, a project seeks to preserve their rich history

As Iraqi Jewish voices die out, a project seeks to preserve their rich history

Cathryn J. Prince, The Times of Israel, 09/25/2017

A handful of scholars are creating a multimedia resource to give Mizrahi Jews the same platforms to tell their stories as Ashkenazim who suffered in the Holocaust

Descendants of Iraqi Jews preserve memories

Descendants of Iraqi Jews preserve memories

Shlomi Eldar, Al Monitor, 10/09/2015

On May 6, 2003, US Marines found a hidden archive at the headquarters of Saddam Hussein’s General Intelligence Service. It included rare holy books, photos, documents and various Judaica (designed for the Jewish ritual) that once belonged to the ancient Jewish community of Iraq.

Witnesses to Iraq’s Farhud

Witnesses to Iraq's Farhud

Jane Ulman, Jewish Journal, 05/20/2015

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