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Days of Learning and Bounty

Between the world wars was a golden age for the Iraqi Jewish community.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/days_of_learning_and_bounty_20021018

Every Jewish community has its own sorrows to bear, but perhaps none quite so poignant as the Jews of Iraq. The life of the oldest continuous Jewish community in all the world has now come to an end, and has done so in the saddest possible way: in silence and without marker.

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