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Unwitting Zionists: The Jewish Community of Zakho in Iraqi Kurdistan

(Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology)

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Unwitting Zionists examines the Jewish community in the northern Kurdistan town of Zakho from the end of the Ottoman period until the disappearance of the community through aliyah by 1951. Because of its remote location, Zakho was far removed from the influence of the Jewish religious leadership in Iraq and preserved many of its religious traditions independently, becoming ...more
Hardcover, 439 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology (first published November 15th 2009)
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