Escape from Iraq

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Escape from Iraq

12 January 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday 12 January 2021, 7pm UK time.

This year marks 50 years since some 2,000 Iraqi Jews were smuggled out of Iraq through Kurdistan and over the border into Iran. Chairman of the Association of Jewish Academics from Iraq in Israel, David Khedher Basson, who has been collecting testimonies, will give the post-1967 historical background and chair a panel of five escapees, each having taken a different route : Joseph Sheena, Maurice Shohet, Nazar (Haim) Yahia, Joyce Hakham-Sasson and Lily Shor.

Video recording here.

Details

Date:
12 January 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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