interview with Tamara Ruben
A Jewish writer from Queens shares his connection to the Baghdadi Jewish community
The backyard was going to be Mrs. Jiji’s kingdom, but in 1977, when his wife wasn’t looking, Jiji planted a vine in one little corner that he bought from the local nursery. “By the time she noticed it, it had already taken over,” he says.
When I asked my Iraqi grandmother why the Holocaust is significant to us, she answered, “It is a horrible thing that happened to the Ashkenazim,” and that we are one family; we are all Jews.
A Jew appointed head of Iraq’s Air Force? Unlikely as it may sound, it almost became a reality.
Celebrating Nowruz as a model for hope and change.
At Passover Elijah the Prophet visits ever Seder table around the world.
Sephardi Voices, an audiovisual documentary project, aims to retell the story of Jewish civilization to include 'the richness of Sephardi Jews'