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Monday, February 16 • 10:00am - 11:15am
The Taboo History of Jews in Arab Countries

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After 1948, the Arab League drove out 900,000 indigenous Jews from their countries. The Jews, whose history is not widely known, left after ethnic cleansing, torture, suppression of religion and vandalism. Carole Basri will present a historical overview, along with her own family’s story.

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Carole Basri

Carole Basri is a filmmaker and lawyer of Iraqi Jewish descent. Her films provide a historical and personal view of the persecution, torture, escape and flight of over 160,000 Jews from Iraq between 1940- 2003. A graduate of Barnard College and NYU School of Law, Carole is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School and the Corporate Compliance Program Advisor. In that role, she creates and advises on curricula for... Read More →


Monday February 16, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am
Waterside

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