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Iraqi Jews

Perfumed Petals and Exotic Roots: NY's 17th Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

It runs from Thursday March 13th to March 20th at the Center for Jewish History on Manhattan's West 16th Street between Fifth & Sixth avenue.

A New Anthology of Baghdadi Poetry for Western Readers

Joseph Braude | Posted 09.13.2016 | Home
Joseph Braude

Baghdad's ethnic, religious, and historical complexities make it difficult to translate the city's poems without providing layers of context. Thus the choice of material to translate can raise political and even moral questions.

Joseph Braude And Morocco's 'Honored Dead'

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 12.22.2011 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

The Honored Dead relates, with the quirky pace of a post-modern detective story, Braude's dedicated investigation of the murder of the poor and obscure Casablanca denizen Ibrahim Dey, by a Moroccan soldier, Al-Raddad Murtaziq.

Surprise, Surprise! Palestinians Won't Recognize Jewish State

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Z. Chesnoff

How does Palestinian negotiator Shaath expect to win Israeli confidence and concessions for peace if Palestinians still refuse to accept Israel's Jewishness?