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Reviews of Eli Amir’s novel “Farewell Baghdad”

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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

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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

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Dangoorland: Article Published on Architectural Website about the Westminster Academy and the work of Dr Naim Dangoor
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How to surf Les Fleurs de l’Orient website

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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