Author Archive of Lynharif

Who owns Jewish Heritage in the Middle East?

Wed 15 May 2019. 7:30 pm With the exodus of 99 percent of the Middle East's Jewish population, the thorny question remains: what happens to the communal property they left behind? Community registers in Egypt. Torah scrolls in Yemen. The tug-of-war over the Iraqi-Jewish archive, now in the US but claimed by Iraq. Who owns the heritage of now-defunct Jewish communities in Arab countries? Is it the exiled Jews? Or is it part of a country's national

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Q&A at American Sephardi Federation, May 2018

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Address to the American Sephardi Federation, NY, May 2018

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Ottawa Q&A May 2018, Woman who returned to Iraq
Address to Freethinking Film Society, Ottawa, May 2018
The Farhud and the Exodus of Jews from Arab Countries, CFI, June 2018
Women’s Learning Group, MTL, Q&A
Address to Women’s Learning Group, ‘The Spanish’, Montreal, May 2018
Was Nasser’s expulsion antisemitic or anticolonial? (French) World Congress of Jews from Egypt, June 2018
Address to Manhattan East synagogue, NYC, May 2018
Lyn Julius interviewed by Emanuele Ottolenghi, Washington DC, May 2018
Address to American Sephardi Federation, May 2018