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Watch “Last Class in Baghdad”

Our poignant film about the last graduating class of the last Jewish school in Iraq is now online!

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In the spotlight: Liam Sharp

When the Iraqi Jewish Voices exhibit opens this month at the Museum of Jewish Montreal (Sept. 20-Oct. 22), its dramatic photography will be on display, bringing to life and into focus the people who represent this 2,000-year-old community. The photographer is Liam Sharp, and the unique style he brings to bear in the exhibit promises to surprise and move visitors.

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In the spotlight: Robert Mashaal

It was only after a March of the Living trip to Poland—the annual educational program that brings students from around the world to better understand Holocaust history—that Robert Mashaal began to think seriously about promoting awareness about the story of Iraqi Jews of Arab and Muslim countries more broadly.

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Shalom from Israel

A message from our Israel Director Tamar Morad.

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Coming events

Check out our calendar of upcoming events for fall 2019 and spring 2020.

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Sephardi Voices Yom Plitim Event

Nov. 27, 2018 In commemoration of Yom Plitim, the Day of the Refugee, Israel journalist Adi Schwartz spoke at the University of Miami on the disappearance of the Jews from Islamic Lands. This special event was sponsored by the University of Miami Departments of Journalism and Religious Studies, the Consulate General of Israel in Miami, and Sephardi Voices.

JCC in Toronto

Nov. 8, 2018

Sephardi Voices presented the untold story of Jews in Islamic lands at the Prosserman JCC in Toronto as part of Holocaust Education week. Moderated by Sephardi Voices Executive Director, Henry Green, a packed audience heard testimonies from Simon Keslassy (Morocco,) Violet Esser( Iraq) and Noemi Lieberman (Libya.) View more photos HERE.

Last Class in Baghdad

Nov. 9, 2018

Last Class in Baghdad, Sephardi Voices’ latest film, will have its international premiere at the UK Jewish Film Festival on November 12, 2018. It will screen at the Reel Cinema Screen at 20:00. Purchase tickets HERE, and to watch the trailer click HERE.

Holocaust Education Week

Nov. 7, 2018

Sephardi Voices Executive Director, Henry Green, moderated a panel on the untold stories of Jews in Islamic Lands during the Shoah. The event took place at the JCC in Toronto as part of the annual Holocaust education Week.