The Farhud : the Nazi-Arab alliance and the Holocaust

Wednesday 21 October 2015, 7.00 pm. for 7.30 pm Unmissable event in which celebrated US writer Edwin Black, author of Farhud, will  talk about the 1941 Nazi-inspired pogrom that shook the Jewish community of Iraq to its foundations and helped trigger the mass exodus of 850,000 Jewish refugees from Arab countries. What were the causes of the Farhud? What was the role of the Palestinian Mufti of Jerusalem and how did he come to cement an Arab alliance with Nazi Germany? Harif/StandWithUS/WeBelieveinIsrael/Israel embassy. Light refreshments. Tickets £5 – pay at door or via PayPal in advance on the Harif website. Finchley Reform Synagogue, 101 Fallow Ct Ave, London N12 0BE. Tel: 020 8446 3244