Footage of Hanukkah in Baghdad in the 1990s.
But didn’t dare stand up for the Jewish state.
A great historian who saw through the conventional wisdom.
“Threats to pandas cause more emotion than threats of the extinction of Middle Eastern Christians.”
A brief history of one of the world’s oldest diaspora communities.
A Jewish version of an Islamic practice, later adopted by Muslims.
And praises Iraqi Jews’ contribution to their country.
A Hebrew inscription, an old synagogue, and a prophet’s tomb.
And their literary history.
Yet these countries may get them from their rightful owners.
“It’s over and done with.”
Tantamount to returning stolen treasure to a thief.
Like returning stolen goods to a thief.