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Being Jewish in Baghdad

November 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sunday, November 5th, 12:00 pm


Speaker Maurice Shamash


Included with Museum Admission – Get Tickets Now!


JMM Members – Reserve Your Seats!


Maurice Shamash as a young man.

Maurice Shamash as a young man.


Born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq, Maurice Shamash has fond memories of growing up in Iraq—until everything changed. Join us as we hear Mr. Shamash’s fascinating story that took him from Iraq to America, via Israel and Britain. This powerful personal testimony will offer unique insight into a once thriving Jewish community that is now virtually extinct.




November 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm