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From Baghdad to NYC, Iraqi Jewish Archive Rejoins Community

Meir Tweg Synagogue in Baghdad - Photo by Harold Rhode

The story is focused on an Iraqi Jewish archive that caused a minor controversy between the U.S. government and the current government of Iraq. In the end, it is a story of how a few documents have brought light to a forgotten history and reawakened the passions of an ancient community violently displaced from its ancestral land, fully aware it was never going to return.