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By Tova Sadka

Cleverly elucidating the somber diaspora of Iraqi Jews, this choice of tales explores the little-publicized migration of a humans escaping oppression, basically to be faced with the tough realities of latest countries and customs. Sadka's paintings spans Iraq, Israel and the U.S. with appealing, laconic prose, magnifying the typical adversity of immigrants.

These relocating, extraordinary tales are according to old truth inasmuch as they take care of the destruction of the world's oldest Jewish neighborhood. it's anticipated that there have been 150,000 Jews in Iraq in 1948; Israel has absorbed a few 132,000. for the time being, there are approximately 8 Jews ultimate in Iraq, part over 80 years old.

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