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The Jews of Kurdistan - a historical salvation study   (2013-07-07)
Mordecai Zaken has provided an enormous service to all those interested in Jewish Kurdish history and the status of minorities in the Middle East. It not only makes an invaluable resource for specialists (as the title of the book seems to imply) but the intimate stories he retells after hundreds...
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Jews in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Kurdish tribal society   (2013-06-22)
The book of Dr. Mordechai Zaken is the most important book written on the Jews of Kurdistan. In fact, this book unveils the types and characteristics of the relations between tribal Kurdish Muslim chieftains, (called "aghas") and their Jewish subjects and protégés. It concentrates on several Kurdish...
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Jews and Tribal Kurds in Iraqi Kurdistan during the 20th century   (2011-03-12)
The book by Mordechai Zaken has been seen as a major contribution to the study of the recent history of the region of Iraqi Bahdinan (Kurdistan) and a significant contribution to the history...