Archive for June 21st, 2008


Justice for Jewish Refugees?

This debate is now closed.  Thankyou for all your comments.  For the rest of this week, you can listen again to the discussion on the Newshour programme on Saturday 21 June via the Newshour homepage at (go to the ‘7 day listen again’ link).


Before 1947 there were nearly 1 million Mizrahi or Eastern Jews living from Morocco to Bukhara. Iraq was an ancient centre of Mizra Jewry, and Jews made up 1 in 6 of Baghdad’s population. 
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