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Iraqi-American Jews oppose planned return of Jewish artifacts

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/iraqi_american_jews_oppose_planned_return_of_jewish_artifacts

The last remnants of Iraq’s once-vibrant, 2,500-year-old Jewish community left the country long ago. (Only five Jews remain, according to a recent New York Times op-ed.) But some Iraqi Jewish manuscripts, community records, and holy books may soon be sent back, much to the chagrin of Jewish Iraqi expatriates.

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