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Sculpture captures the passion of the Jewish Nakba

Jerry Klinger, president and founder of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, contacted the Heritage after reading the article "Podcast series 'The Forgotten Exodus' tells overlooked stories of Jews from Arab Lands" published in the Aug. 5 issue of Heritage. He wanted to share about a sculpture on display outdoors at the Sephardi Memorial in Jerusalem that was created by noted Jerusalem sculptor Sam Philipe from a picture of a family literally walking across barren land to Israel from Yemen.

Klinger also sent a portion of an email he received from Avichai Cohen, whose mother's...


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