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(D-REAMS) Laboratory

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Archaeology is all about reconstructing past human behavior based on the materials that have withstood the ravages of time. Modern archaeology has its roots in Scandinavia in the 19th Century, when curators in the Royal Museum of Copenhagen first organized their collections in a relative chronological time sequence, based on the shapes and material types of the artifacts. This insight resulted in the differentiation of archaeological periods into the Stone Age, Copper Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age; terms that are still widely used today. Read More

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

Jewish Holidays 2008 – 2021


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

Center Revives Shanghai’s Jewish History


A new Jewish center has just opened in Shanghai, the first of its kind in China in 50 years. During the World War II, the city saved an estimated 30,000 Jewish lives by welcoming refugees fleeing the Nazis. But Shanghai’s Jewish history has been all but forgotten there. Now, some are struggling to bring this chapter of the city’s story back to life. 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.