Monthly Archives: January 2012

Naim Dangoor, CBE


In the year of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, Her Majesty has graciously conferred on Naim Dangoor the honour of Commander of the Order of the British Empire, in recognition of his work for the Jewish Community and for Education. Read More

I am the Iraqi, I am by Emile Cohen.


Below you will find; I am the Iraqi, I am by Emile Cohen. In Arabic and then translated to English. Read More

The Jews of Iraq are the solution by Mahmood Abas


The Jews of Iraq are the solution by Mahmood hadid abas Read More

Rabbi Abraham Levy gifted Torah by wife Estelle Levy...


On the 11th July 2010 a special service was held at Lauderdale Road Synagogue to celebrate the completion of a new Sepher Torah. The Sepher Torah was a gift from Estelle to her husband Rabbi Abraham Levy. The Sopher was Rabbi Levys’s cousin Yossi Anahory who lives in Israel. Read More

Reviews of Eli Amir’s novel “Farewell Baghdad”


Eli Amir is an extraordinary author who effectively captured, photographed, analyzed and immortalized an experience that shifted from the world of reality to the world of legends. “Farewell Baghdad” is a novel that breathes the scents and fragrances, hears the sounds of love and grief, and absorbs the wonderful flavors, be it the Iraqi cholent or the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. He records the cooing of the pigeons and describes their behavioral code. He conveys to us these senses in real time, in a sequence that is easy to decipher, and embeds in us undisputed trust: from the wings of pigeons to the hips of dancers, we know without a doubt that we were provided a wonderful and precise portrayal. Read More

Launch of the Eliahou Dangoor Scholarships


David Dangoor represented his father Naim Dangoor at the launch of the 4,000 Eliahou Dangoor University Scholarships for students of low means to study science, technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Read More

The Westminster Academy: Naim Dangoor Centre


Dangoorland: Article Published on Architectural Website about the Westminster Academy and the work of Dr Naim Dangoor
Link to original article Read More

How to surf Les Fleurs de l’Orient website


This paper is intended as a guide on how to surf Les Fleurs de l’Orient website and search for genealogical data. Read More

The Quest for my Ancestors – By Lucien Gubbay


After over twenty years of intermittent research, I can now report the success of my quest to identify the ancestors in Baghdad of the Gubbay family of Aleppo and their kinsmen in Calcutta. Read More

Jewish Holidays 2008 – 2021


A calendar to tell you which days of the week the Jewish Holidays fall on until 2021. Read More

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'The Scribe' is the Journal of Babylonian Jewry. It has been published by the Exilarch's Foundation since 1971. The Magazine covers many areas of interest including subjects related to Jews of Iraqi origin. Its readership of about 5,000 is based in Israel, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and many countries of the Diaspora.It was founded and continues to be edited by Mr. Naim Dangoor, the grandson of Hakham Ezra Reuben Dangoor who was the Chief Rabbi of Baghdad, Iraq about 70 years ago.