Zionism in an Arab country: Jews in Iraq in the 1940s

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Zionism in an Arab Country explores the relations between the Zionist establishment in Israel, and the Jewish community in Iraq. This relationship is centred on two organizations: a Zionist movement and a defense organization. By reviewing the activity of these organizations, Esther Meir-Glitzstein examines the decade preceding mass immigration, and reveals the political, societal, economic and cultural developments that shaped the history of Iraqi Jewry in this crucial period.Beyond the main focus on the sphere of Zionist activity, Meir-Glitzstein also uncovers the basic problems
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages260
ISBN (Electronic)9780203344064
ISBN (Print)0203344065, 9780714655796
StatePublished - 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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