News

Frank Iny Reunion

August 13, 2017

When alumni of the Frank Iny School, the last Jewish school in Baghdad, held a reunion last week in Montreal, it was a chance to reminisce and catch up with old friends, most of whom had fled Iraq after 1967. For blogger Marcus E. Smith, attending the event was to open his eyes to a close-knit but oppressed community, which he had no clue existed when he was a soldier in Iraq. CLICK HERE for the full article.

Italian Jewish Community Commemoration

June 20, 2017

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentilone and leaders of the Italian Jewish community recently marked the fiftieth anniversary of the mass expulsion of Jews from Libya to Italy in the Great Synagogue of Rome.

Sephardi Voices and the American University of Rome under the direction of Professor Tony Villani, are now working together in a joint program to interview and document the stories of Libyan Jews who fled their country 50 years ago. CLICK HERE for more photos

 

Sephardi Voices Feature Profile

June 13, 2017

An article in Israel’s Haaretz newspaper about the Iraqi Jewish Voices Project, an exciting part of a sweeping effort by Sephardi Voices to bring to life — and document for perpetuity — the faces, stories, and voices of the Jews of Arab and Muslim communities. CLICK HERE for the full article.

 

Sephardi Voices UK Exhibit

 

June 7, 2017

Sephardi Voices: Jews from North Africa, the Middle East and Iran opened June 7th at the Jewish Museum of London to a rapt audience. CLICK HERE to read more and for more photos.

 

104 year-old interviewed

 

May 23, 2017

The Iraqi Jewish Voices Project photographs Meir Murad of Givataim, Israel, who at age 104 is the project’s oldest participant. CLICK HERE to read more and for more photos