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Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel
WhenMonday, Apr 9, 2018, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationThomson Hall (THO)
Campus room317
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsStroum Center for Jewish Studies

Professor Orit Bashkin tells the story of the thousands of Iraqi Jews who immigrated to Israel between 1949-1951, only to be resettled in squalid, unsanitary transit camps.

This talk will shed light on these migrants' everyday lives and their determination to thrive in a new and sometimes hostile country.

Please RSVP for this event on the Stroum Center website.…
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