Nissim Rejwan


Born
in Baghdad, Iraq
December 12, 1924

Died
October 24, 2017

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Nissim Rejwan, born in Baghdad, was a Research Fellow at the Harry S Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Over a six-decade career as a historian and journalist, he has published a dozen books, including The Jews of Iraq: 3000 Years of History and Culture and Israel's Place in the Middle East: A Pluralist Perspective, for which he won the 1998 National Jewish Book Award for Israel Studies.

In Baghdad, he began writing for the Iraq Times while managing the Al-Rabita Bookshop, a meeting place for many prominent Iraqi writers. After migrating to Israel in 1951, he studied at the Hebrew University and joined the staff of the Jerusalem Post. He also worked for a number of years on the Arabi
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The Last Jews in Baghdad: R...

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Arabs in the Mirror: Images...

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Outsider in the Promised La...

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Nasserist Ideology: Its Exp...

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Israel's Place in the Middl...

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The Many Faces of Islam: Pe...

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The Jews Of Iraq: 3000 Year...

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