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June 2, 2008

Once wealthy and numerous, Baghdad’s Jews at the edge

http://www.jewishjournal.com/blog/item/once_wealthy_and_numerous_baghdads_jews_at_the_edge_20080602/

The nearly extinct Jewish tribe in Baghdad has become an evergreen religious story. Strange.

Time magazine reported last summer that one of the most significant Jewish communities in history had dwindled to eight. As in barely more than in Kabul. The New York Times followed up this weekend with a much more colorful story that begins:

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