The Jews get their own Nakba Day: Remembering the movement to exterminate the Jews of the Middle East [VIDEO]

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Why International Farhud Day Stymies Invented Palestinian History
by Edwin Black
June 1, 2018

When International Farhud Day was proclaimed at a conference convened at the United Nations headquarters on June 1, 2015, its proponents wanted to achieve more than merely establish a commemoration of the ghastly 1941 Arab-Nazi pogrom in Baghdad that killed and injured hundreds of Iraqi Jews. Farhud means violent dispossession. The Farhud was but the first bloody step along the tormented path to the ultimate expulsion of some 850,000 Jews from across the Arab world. That systematic expulsion ended centuries of Jewish existence and stature in those lands. READ MORE

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