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52 years ago, 9 Jews were hanged in Baghdad - today, their descendants risk losing everything they left behind

(JTA) — On Jan. 27, 1969, nine Jews were hanged in Tahrir Square in the center of Baghdad as half a million people looked on.   It was the climax of a campaign of persecution that followed the establishment of Israel, which in turn hastened an...


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