Guests pose for a family photo at a wedding at Magen Avraham synagogue, Beirut, Lebanon, 1936. The Oster Visual Documentation Center at Beit Hatfutsot, courtesy of Edouard Mizrahi

Tunisian Piano, Medals and Magic Spells: Treasures Recount Glory of Jews From Arab Countries

Artifacts now on display at a Tel Aviv museum tell the story of flourishing communities in Arab countries and Iran, who sought refuge in Israel in its early years

The exhibition at Tel Aviv’s Eretz Israel Museum until July 31 is a weighty one, “Leaving, Never to Return,” about the immigration to Israel of the Jews from Arab countries and Iran. So what’s a simple piano,...

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