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Today we remember the fate of 850,000 Jewish refugees forced out of Arab countries and Iran in the 20th century. Communities dating back 2,500 years were destroyed.

At the UN, I asked Algeria, Egypt, Iraq & the others: “Where are your Jews?”

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On this day 72 years ago, Nov. 30, 1947—a day after the UN voted to partition Palestine into Arab & Jewish states—Syria incited mobs in Aleppo. Rioters burned 50 Jewish shops, 5 schools, 18 synagogues, the community’s orphanage, a youth club & 150 homes.

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In Aden, now part of Yemen, local Arabs slaughtered or burned to death 87 Jews, including children, women & the elderly; dozens more were seriously injured; the 2 Jewish schools, several synagogues & many homes were destroyed; every Jewish shop was looted.
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Remembering the Jewish refugees from #Syria and the immense suffering which Syria has never made amends for.

I made these images several years ago. Still, years later, not one country has made amends. Today on Memorial Day, we remember. #JewishRefugees
Remembering the Jewish refugees from #Tunisia and the suffering which Tunisia has never made amends for.

Today on Memorial Day for the Jewish refugees from Arab countries, we remember. #JewishRefugees
Remembering the Jewish refugees from #Yemen and the suffering which Yemen has never made amends for. Arab states ethnically cleansed their Jews - yet the world is silent.

Today on Memorial Day for the Jewish refugees from Arab countries, we remember. #JewishRefugees
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