Being Jewish in Baghdad

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sunday, November 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location
Jewish Museum of Maryland

 


Born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq, Maurice Shamash has fond memories of growing up in Iraq—until everything changed. Join us as we hear Mr. Shamash’s fascinating story that took him from Iraq to America, via Israel and Britain. This powerful personal testimony will offer unique insight into a once thriving Jewish community that is now virtually extinct.