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The rhetoric against the Jewish community was becoming increasingly dangerous. We were referred to as a "fifth column". Our loyalty was questioned. We were accused of helping Iraq's enemies. And then in 1969, nine innocent Iraqi Jews were executed for treason.

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Today I am a senior consultant at @IsraelArabic  , creating digital content that connects Jews and Arabs around the world. One of the projects closest to my heart is our virtual embassy Facebook page IsraelinIraqi which focuses on Iraqi culture and our Jewish community's history.

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My family and 5000 other Jews stayed behind. My father who was a well-known lawyer never questioned his identity. He felt Iraqi through and through. 📸To the left are my parents and to the right is a family photo including myself and my siblings.

In the decade that followed 132,000 Jews, 75% of the Jewish population fled Iraq. The Iraqi government confiscated their property. After they left, there was a small community left in Bagdad & Basra. 📸1951- an exit form banning a young Jew who left Iraq from ever returning.

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With the new wave of normalization with IsraelIraqi Jews seek to visit their homeland, Iraq, and demand the restoration of their citizenship

Almost 70 years after forcibly expelling them from their homeland, Iraqi Jews are demanding the restoration of their Iraqi citizenship

As the region witnesses a new wave of normalization with Israel, Iraqi Jews are demanding restoration of their citizenship via @elbaldawi 

The #Farhud  - the 1941 massacre of Iraqi Jews, was a turning point in the history of #Iraq 's Jewry. In the decade following the pogrom, +120,000 Iraqi Jews fled to IL . Listen to our #podcast , featuring the story of Linda, a Jewish refugee from Iraq. 🎧👇

Poster of Yemeni Huthie leader. sponsored by Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomyani agency in Iraqi province Diyala for the Iranian sponsored day(Qudis Day) The slogan on the poster says: “God is great, death to the US, death to Israel, curse the Jews, and victory for Islam".

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Iraqi Jews in Israel watch protests with hope

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