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Locked doors : the seizure of Jewish property in Arab countries

Locked doors : the seizure of Jewish property in Arab countries

Author: Itamar Levin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

On the eve of the establishment of the state of Israel, the governments of Iraq, Egypt, Syria, and Lebanon, among others, began persecuting the Jews who had lived in these countries for generations.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Itamar Levin
ISBN: 0275971341 9780275971342
OCLC Number: 912229312
Description: xvii, 265 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction "Precisely as in Nazi Germany"--The Jews of Iraq, from the Golden Age to Persecution, after the Establishment of the State of Israel "They Wallow about in Desperate State"--The Jews of Iraq Lose Their Citizenship and Property "It Caused a Panic"--Freezing Property Owned by the Jews of Iraq "Down to Their Last Crust of Bread"--Highs and Lows for the Jews of Iraq from the 1950s to Saddam Hussein "Mother Locked the Door and Left"--The State of Israel is Established-the Jews of Egypt Pay the Price "An Evil Duplication of Hitler's Aryanism"--The Sinai Campaign--Epypt's Jews Are Banished and Their Property Taken "We Had No Home"--The Egyptian Deportees Register Claims with Partial Restitution for Some "Our House Had Become a Ruin"--Community Property Lost--Private Property Stolen "Poison, Hatred, and Destruction"--Persecution of the Jews of Syria upon the Extablishment of the State of Israel "For God's Sake, Please Help Us"--The Jews of Syria between Persecution and Relief "The Community was Reduced to Ruin"--The Jews of Lebanon--Between Property and Total Annihilation "Our Account with the Arab World"--Israeli Policy, Immigrants from Arab Countries and the Question of Property Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Itamar Levin ; translated by Rachel Neiman ; foreword by Abraham Hirchson and Israel Singer.


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