Official communal 75th anniversary commemoration of the Farhud

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Official communal 75th anniversary commemoration of the Farhud

2 June 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Thursday, 2 June 2016.

The 1941 pro-Nazi Farhud shook the ancient Jewish community of Iraq, the world’s oldest diaspora to its foundations and heralded the exodus of 850,000 Jews from Arab lands. To commemorate the Farhud’s 75th anniversary, Harif, The Israel Embassy and StandWithUs will be holding a special ceremony with short speeches, readings and candle lighting. In the presence of a Senior Israeli diplomat. Special guest: author Edwin Black, author of The Farhud. Cocktail reception 7pm. Commemoration 7.30 pm. Ends 9 pm. Free but registration essential: click here to register Location W9 (venue revealed three days prior to the event)


2 June 2016
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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