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Story | Apr 11, 2010When talking about life in the old country, Israel's Iraqi-born Jews acknowledge two eras: before the Farhoud, and after. In June 1941, during the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, nearly 200 of Baghdad's Jews were slain in a killing rampage that......
Story | Jun 7, 2011Shavuot celebrates the day that God gave the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai more than 3,300 years ago. Shavuot is a time when the Jewish people renew their acceptance of the Torah. The word Shavuot means “weeks” and marks the...