Iraqi Jewish Archive

Yet these countries may get them from their rightful owners.

Carole Basri and David Dangoor
May 31 2018 12:01AM

Tantamount to returning stolen treasure to a thief.

Joseph Samuels
Oct. 26 2017 12:01AM

Like returning stolen goods to a thief.

Edy Cohen
Sept. 19 2017 12:01AM

A treasure trove of Torah scrolls, prayer books, and other relics—all that remains of an Iraqi Jewish community persecuted to extinction—belongs in Israel, not Iraq.  

Yair Rosenberg
Feb. 4 2014 12:01AM

A decade ago, thousands of Jewish artifacts seized by Saddam Hussein were found in a flooded Baghdad basement. Their rescuer is now campaigning to prevent. . .

David S. Cloud
Dec. 3 2013 12:00AM

Artifacts now on display at the National Archives in Washington illustrate the past greatness of Iraq’s Jewish community and the parlous state to which it. . .

Nov. 12 2013 12:00AM

The Iraqi Jewish archive, currently undergoing restoration in the United States, is scheduled to be returned to the Iraqi government. It wasn’t theirs to begin with.

Lyn Julius
Oct. 23 2013 12:00AM

Rescued from the headquarters of Saddam Hussein’s secret police in 2003, the Iraqi Jewish Archive was flown to the U.S. for safekeeping. Next year, it. . .

Michael E. Ruane
Aug. 15 2013 12:00AM