“Follow along as Ari Fleischer refuses to lay any blame for the monumental policy blunder of invading Iraq on the GWB WH.”
The Iraqi Jewish Archive has a complicated place among the culturally significant items taken from Iraq after 2003. But it’s part of that collection.
To Iraqi Jews and their descendants, the archive represents the rich communal life and history they were forced to leave behind.
“The State Department should make clear to the Iraqi government that the artifacts should continue to stay in the United States.”
A bipartisan group of senators is discussing a bill to keep a trove of Iraqi Jewish artifacts in the United States.
“At the end of the day, 850,000 Jews are now completely gone from the Arab countries. The only thing left is our dignity.”
“When I go to the cemetery, in front of the tomb where all these destroyed Torahs are buried, I feel like I’m praying at the tomb of my ancestors.”
“They have no right to give it back, because it’s not theirs.”
Idan ate at an Iraqi Jewish restaurant in Jerusalem.
Bashar fled from Germany after the murder last week of 14-year-old Susanna Feldman.