The Mizrahi Feminist Who Stopped Asking for Permission From Ashkenazi Jews

Loolwa Khazzoom has devoted her life to telling the story of Jews with roots in the wider Middle East and Africa. The seminal 2003 anthology of essays she edited, ‘The Flying Camel,’ is back in a revised edition

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The cover of the revised edition of "The Flying Camel."
The cover of the revised edition of "The Flying Camel." Credit: Photo by Rotem Lebel, graphic de
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Iranian Jewish students at a Jewish school in Tehran a decade ago, some of the country's 20,000-strong Jewish community.Credit: Vahid Salemi / ASSOCIATED PRESS
A 1974 demonstration by the Black Panthers movement in Israel, protesting the state's treatment of the country's Mizrahi community. Credit: Yaakov Saar/GPO

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