Jewish Texts in Iraq - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ChanahS
    • 17.01.10 | 12:28 (IST)

    These ancient texts never belonged to the Jews, or the Jewish community, in Iraq. They were confiscated or pillaged by the Iraqis and never ever used to prove diversity (placed in a museum, for example). They were hidden in the cellars of the police to rot. The Iraqi government has no claim on them, they should be returned to the rightful owner, individuals or to organizations who represent Iraqu Jews worldwide, whether in Israel or the USA (or anywhere else).

    from the article: Iraq urges U.S. to give back Iraqi Jewish Archive
    First published 22:25 16.01.10 | Last updated 23:14 16.01.10
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