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Don’t Let Jewish Archive Go Back To Iraq – Sign Petition!

Aug 27th, 2013 | By

Ten years after the US military found a trove of Jewish books, records and religious artifacts in the flooded basement of Saddam’s secret police headquarters in Baghdad, the US government is preparing to ship it back following restoration.

The archive contains holy books, including a rare Bible from 1568, Torah scrolls seized from synagogues, and personal and community documents and records.