Tag Archives: Baghdad

Stupidity or malice? The US plans to return stolen Jewish artifacts to Iraq

When the news hit the headlines this week that the US plans to return Jewish artifacts to Iraq – artifacts, it should be noted, that were stolen from the Iraqi Jewish community by the Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq and … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Culture, Arts & Sports, Judaism, Mideast news | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Remembering the Farhud pogrom in Baghdad in 1941

The Shoah, or the Holocaust, was such a huge crime with such incomprehensible numbers of victims, that it is impossible to ignore or forget. Indeed it has become almost fashionable for it to be commemorated all over the world, not … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, History, Mideast news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

US plans to return artefacts stolen from the Iraqi Jewish community – to the Iraqi government!

There is outrage in the American Jewish community (which ought to be echoed by every Jewish community in the world) at plans by the US National Archive to return the Iraqi Jewish archive, (thanks to reader Debby Potter for the … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Arts & Sports, Judaism | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments