4 2021

The Jews of Iraq

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Virtual via Zoom
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Speaker: Rahel Musleah

There were once 150,000 Jews in Iraq. Today, there are 5. What happened to this illustrious community, the birthplace of the Babylonian Talmud and a rich source of cultural and scholarly life throughout the centuries?

Award-winning journalist, Rahel Musleah, who can trace her roots back to 17th century Baghdad, will lead us on a virtual tour of Iraqi history, customs, rituals, and music through visurals, songs and stories.