“From the Dung Hill to the Ariel Sharon Park: The Lives of Iraqi Jews in Israeli Transit Camps”

5 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340, Sultan Conference Room

In the years 1950-1951 about 120,000 Iraqi Jews arrived in Israel. They arrived penniless after their property was confiscated by the Iraqi government, and were settled by the Israeli government in transit camps all across the country. This talk will examine the lives of such migrants in three transit camps that were built on the … Continued

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