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Saturday, August 17 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
What We Left Behind: Jewish Treasures in Arab Countries

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Hear the story of how, in 2003, the American forces in Iraq came across almost 30,000 Jewish documents, and artefacts. They were immersed in 5 feet of dirty water and about to be lost forever. Fast forward to 2018, when Mosul was liberated from ISIS and the abandoned Jewish quarter revealed its secrets. Edwin will recount his connection to both and the dilemma of whether to restore or abandon. Edwin will screen previously unseen footage.

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Edwin Shuker

Edwin is Vice President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and a member of the Limmud International Advisory Council. Activist and international public speaker on Middle East issues especially on Jews from Arab counties, Edwin is a protagonist in the documentary ‘Remember... Read More →

Saturday August 17, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Room 8

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