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Forget Baghdad: Jews and Arabs - The Iraqi Connection

(afd theatrical) Release Date: December 5, 2003 Director: Samir Cast: Shimon Ballas, Moshe Houri, Sami Michael, Samir Naqqash, Ella Habiba Shohat Plot: This documentary investigates the stories of the dozens of thousands of Jews who emigrated to Israel in 1948 from Iraq, making up 25% of the new nation\'s Hebrew population. Leaving an Iraq in the 1940s in which Jews lived in peace with Christian and Muslim neighbors, these emigres found themselves pitched into a new political environment in which they were not exactly welcomed. Website: www.forgetbaghdad.com/\" target="_new">link
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