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Hadassah Book Group
July 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BOOK-Last Days in Babylon: The Exile of Iraq’s Jews, the Story of My Family by Marina Benjamin
SYNOPSIS-Benjamin delves into the story of her family’s life among the Jews of Iraq in the first half of the twentieth century. When Iraq gained independence in 1932, Jews were the largest and most prosperous ethnic group in Baghdad…Just 20 years later the community had been utterly ravaged, its members effectively expelled from the country. 2008; 336 pp., Free Press.