Marina Benjamin

Remnants of Babylonian Jewry Endure Tyranny of the Majority

The narrow, dusty streets of what was once Baghdad’s thriving Jewish quarter, called Betaween, are quiet on the mild spring morning. I visited them with Emad Levy, one of the last remaining Jews in the Iraqi capital.“I am proud to be a Jew, and I tell everyone I’m Jewish. I’m not afraid of anything,” he said.After a couple of