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  • Iraq: ‘Give us back the Torah’

    August 30, 2010 | 9:42 am

    Iraq is demanding Israeli authorities return an antique Torah scroll smuggled into Israel in the early 1950s.

    Israel’s Arutz Sheva reported that the ancient scroll, written in the early twentieth century, was extracted from Iraq after the Gabbai family in the Iraqi city of Al-Hila...