Lawyers Make Case for Giving Iraqi Jews Holocaust Benefits

Advocates claim that Nazi Germany was behind the Farhud, a pogrom against Iraq's Jews, which took place on Shavuot eve in 1941.

When the pogrom against Iraq’s Jews known as the Farhud erupted on Shavuot eve in 1941, Hela Saref Kargola was 16 years old. She lived with her family in central Basra, a city in southern Iraq.