Jewish Journal

Mary Koukhab

  • Celebrating Mizrahi Culture

    August 3, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The Jews actually originated in the Middle East, as Abraham is thought to have ventured forth from ancient Ur or Sumeria - today's Iraq. Jewish communities remained in the Middle East from the time of Babylon and Persia right up to the contemporary period.

    Fittingly, this Sunday,...