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Jews in Arab countries: Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Libya

Andre Jabes

Jews in Arab countries: Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Libya

a survey of events since August 1967.

by Andre Jabes

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Published by Institute of Jewish Affairs in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Arab countries.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesBackground paper no. 22
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.A68 J3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], 19 p.
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5332890M
      ISBN 100901113077
      LC Control Number72186082
      OCLC/WorldCa415867

        OTHER ARAB COUNTRIES Similar patterns of Jewish exodus existed in other Arabic-speaking countries, including Yemen, Libya, Syria, Egypt, Algeria and Jordan. Yemen. Yemeni persecution of Jews prompted a trickle of Jewish emigration to Palestine from the third quarter of the nineteenth century on. In return, all Jews residing in Arab countries will move to Israel. The exchange will take place in the same manner in which Turkey and Greece exchanged population †(Page 38). Beirut newspaper Al-Nahar “ We doubt whether this is the place to describe how Jews from Arab countries were exiled from their ancient homes.

      However, according to Jews for Justice from Arab Countries — an international umbrella group of Jewish community organizations — as hostility toward Israel and Jews intensified, some , Jews left or fled their homes in Syria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon and Egypt, abandoning their property and assets.   In her January 6, column in the Egyptian daily Al-Masri Al-Yawm, Basma Al-Masri wrote that, as evident from the Talmud and Bible, the Zionist ambition is to destroy the Arab peoples and to establish a Jewish state stretching from the Nile in Egypt to the Euphrates in efforts have already led to the subjugation of Iraq, the division of Lebanon and the destruction of Syria, she.

        To answer you, most of the Jewish people who where expelled/fled by foreign countries,where from Araband Muslim nds of Jewish people were killed in anti-Jewish rioting during the 's in Iraq, Libya, Egypt, Syria and helped trigger the mass exodus of Jews from Arab countries. Human Rights Abuses of Jews in Arab Countries After the Six-Day War. Book excerpt. By: Netanel Lorch Date: J Source: Lorch, Netanel, ed. Major Knesset Debates: –Lanham, MD, University Press of America, About the Author: Netanel Lorch is an author and former Secretary-General of the Knesset. The Knesset [trans. 'Assembly'] is the Israeli Parliament.


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Jews in Arab countries: Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Libya by Andre Jabes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Algeria Egypt Iraq Libya Morocco Syria Tunisia Yemen. Although much is heard about the plight of the Palestinian refugees from the aftermath of the Israeli War of Independence and the Six Day War, little is said about the hundreds of thousands of Jews who were forced to flee from Arab states before and after the creation of fact, these refugees were largely forgotten.

Syrian Jews derive their origin from two groups: from the Jews who inhabited the region of today's Syria from ancient times (known as Musta'arabi Jews, and sometimes classified as Mizrahi Jews, a generic term for the Jews with an extended history in the Middle East or North Africa); and from the Sephardi Jews (referring to Jews with an extended Brazil: 7,   In this extract from her book Uprooted, Lyn Julius discusses the issue of identity: Widespread is the notion among Arabs and on the radical left, that Jews from Arab countries are not distinct people, but Arabs of the Jewish faith.

In other words, the Jews cannot be defined as a people with a right to self-determination. Arab Jews (Arabic: اليهود العرب ‎ al-Yahūd al-ʿArab; Hebrew: יהודים ערבים ‎ Yehudim `Aravim) is a term referring to Jews living in or originating from the Arab world.

The term can be controversial, as many Jews with origins in Arab-majority countries do not identify as Arabs. Jews living in Arab-majority countries speak Arabic, using one of the many Arabic dialects.

The Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries, or Jewish exodus from Arab countries, was the departure, flight, expulsion, evacuation and migration ofJews, primarily of Sephardi and Mizrahi background, from Arab countries and the Muslim world, mainly from to the early last major migration wave took place from Iran in –80, as a consequence of the Iranian Revolution.

Arab Nationalism was another strong force in the region which peaked during the midth century and was professed by many leaders in Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Syria, and Iraq. Arab Nationalist leaders of this period included Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, Ahmed Ben Bella of Algeria, Michel Aflaq, Salah al-Din al-Bitar, Zaki al-Arsuzi, Constantin.

One-stop blog on Jews from Arab and Muslim Countries and the Middle East's forgotten Jewish refugees, updated daily. Wednesday, The West has fed the 'right of return' for decades The War of Return has just hit the bookstalls.

Its authors, ex-Knesset member Einat Wilf and journalist Adi Schwartz,show conclusively that the. In the Arab world (such as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria), Mizrahim most often speak Arabic, although Arabic is now mainly used as a second language, especially by the older generation.

Most of the many notable philosophical, religious and literary works of the Jews in Spain, North Africa and Asia were written in Arabic using a modified Hebrew. Up to March 1, not one single Arab village had been vacated by its inhabitants, and the number of people leaving the mixed towns was insignificant.”[12] The mass departure from Palestine ofArabs began only in April ; yet, Heykal Pasha had publicly and very formally announced a program to expel Jews from Arab countries fully five.

As a result, beginning inJews left Syria for Egypt and later for England. In a large community of Syrian Jews immigrated to New York, where the largest Syrian Jewish community lives today. By30, Jews resided in Syria, most of whom where located in Aleppo.

The (or First) Arab–Israeli War was the second and final stage of the –49 Palestine formally began following the end of the British Mandate for Palestine at midnight on 14 May ; the Israeli Declaration of Independence had been issued earlier that day, and a military coalition of Arab states entered the territory of British Palestine in the morning of 15 May.

One-stop blog on Jews from Arab and Muslim Countries and the Middle East's forgotten Jewish refugees, updated daily. Friday, A tale of two converts for Shavuot Shavuot is the festival when the Book of Ruth is read. Ruth, a Moabite, pledges loyalty to her mother-in-law Naomi and joins the Jewish people.

After the Jews were evicted from Iraq and Egypt, for example, those countries experienced crisis after crisis. There is now a palpable longing in most Arab states for the Jews to return.

Jews of Persia: In her book, “Jewish Cooking from Boston to Baghdad,” Malvin W. Liebman uncovered some interesting research about Persian Jewish eating on Shavuot.

She writes that the holiday symbolized the marriage of God and the people of Israel to the Jews of Persia, so they prepare for it like a wedding, serving grain and cereal dishes. The Mufti's Nazi war against the Jews The wartime Palestinian Grand Mufti of Jerusalem's alliance with Nazism is well known, but less known is the murderous impact of Nazi propaganda, not just in Palestine, but in the Arab world, resulting in the riots in Egypt and : Bataween.

Justice for Jews from Arab Countries, which is leading the November international campaign to raise awareness of the Jewish refugees from Arab countries across 40 countries, has produced a useful chart showing anti-Jewish laws and practices in Arab countries after The chart covers the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen/Aden.

Egyptian Jews constitute both one of the oldest and youngest Jewish communities in the world. The historic core of the Jewish community in Egypt consisted mainly of Arabic-speaking Rabbanites and their expulsion from Spain, more Sephardi and Karaite Jews began to emigrate to Egypt and their numbers increased significantly with the growth of trading prospects after the opening of Egypt: fewer than Pre-state antisemitism.

While antisemitism has increased in the wake of the Arab–Israeli conflict, there were pogroms against Jews prior to the foundation of Israel, including Nazi-inspired pogroms in Algeria in the s, and attacks on the Jews of Iraq and Libya in the s.

InJews were murdered and were injured in the anti-Jewish riots known as the Farhud. The founding of Israel inas well as Libya's independence from Italy in and subsequent admission into the Arab League, led many Jews to emigrate. From toand especially after emigration became legal in30, Jews moved to Israel.

by Karys Rhea. NOVEM An event will be held next month at the United Nations headquarters in New York to raise awareness in the international community about the nearly-one million Jewish refugees who were expelled from Arab countries around the time of the establishment of the State of Israel seven decades ago.

JIMENA is built on a foundation of personal storytelling, and members of JIMENA’s Speakers Bureau serve as the North American voice of Jewish refugees from Arab countries. The Bureau is composed of specially selected and highly trained former refugees, educators, Rabbis, scholars, and cultural ambassadors who have compelling personal stories.- Treatment of Jews in Arab/Islamic Countries - Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries.

The Levant - Lebanon - Syria. Arabian Gulf - Iran - Iraq - Oman - Yemen. North Africa - Algeria - Egypt - Libya - Morocco - Tunisia. close. Download our mobile app for on-the-go access to the Jewish Virtual Library.More than a thousand Jews were killed in anti-Jewish rioting during the 's in Iraq, Libya, Egypt, Syria and Yemen.

(13) This helped trigger the mass exodus of Jews from Arab countries. Sources.