IGRA Meeting October 29th in Ra'anana, Israel- "The Jewish Heritage of Iraq: What Sources and Sites Remain"

Elena Bazes

Join us for the next IGRA meeting in Ra’anana on October 29, 2019. Our
guest speaker is Dr. Harold Rhode who will speak on “The Jewish
Heritage of Iraq: What Sources and Sites Remain”.

In 2003, Dr. Rhode was one of the team that rescued the treasure trove
of artifacts of the Jewish community of Iraq, which were buried under
four feet of water in the basement of the Mukhabarat, Sadam Hussein’s
former Intelligence Headquarters.

Dr. Rhode will show photographs and talk about his experiences in Iraq
in 2003. He will also give updates on the situation.

Dr. Rhode holds a PhD in Islamic History. He has worked in Islamic
Affairs for the U.S government. He has been researching his family
history since 1970.

NEW LOCATION: Ra’anana Archives, 6 Golomb Street (between Eliezer
Yaffe and Borochov streets), Ra'anana.

Doors open at 19:00 Meeting begins at 19:30.

Cost: IGRA members-Free Admission Non-members-NIS 20

To join IGRA, go to http://genealogy.org.il/membership/

Elena Bazes
IGRA Publicity Chair

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