Who Are They and Where Are They Today?
April 29, 2018
Iraqi Jews sometimes define themselves as "Babylonians." This presentation explains why, dwelling on the many centuries of religious co-existence in Mesopotamia and describing the rise of nationalism in modern Iraq.
Sources & Future References
Zvi Yehuda, New Babylonian Diaspora (2017)
Orit Bashkin, New Babylonians (2012)
Robert Shahsa, Iraq’s Last Jews (2008)
Abbas Shiblak, Iraqi Jews (2005)
Studies in the History of Culture of the Jews in Babylonia, an anthology (2002)
Naïm Kattan, Farewell, Babylon (1975)
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