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Bidding Information
Lot #    14215
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:17:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Iraqi Jews
Title (Hebrew)    Speak for Themselves
Author    [Anti-Zionist Polemic] Saddam Hussein?
City    Baghdad
Publisher    Dar al-Jumhuriyah Press
Publication Date    1969
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition., 72 pp., port., 210:145 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original title wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Anti-Zionist polemic by the Jewish community of Baghdad. Only seven synagogues remained in 1960 of the 60 synagogues of Baghdad in 1950. The community was vastly reduced by the 1951 mass aliyah to Israel. The remaining Jews were subjected to periodic arrests on charges of Zionism, tortured, and executed by the regime. This booklet was printed to offset the "Zionist" victory against the Arab armies in the war.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Iraq
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica