Nadia Avraham at her home. Tomer Appelbaum

Fleeing Iraq, Suffering Abuse and Finding Freedom: Fourth Woman to Get Sex Reassignment in Israel Tells Her Story

The incredible story of Nadia Avraham, 85, who was smuggled from Iraq to pre-state Palestine in the '40s, lived on the street, became a sex worker - and still says she 'had it very good'

It was the period of the War of Attrition, which followed hard on the heels of the '67 Six-Day War. Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, in Ramat Gan, was fully occupied, and the beds of the wounded spilled out...

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