Special Event: Edwin Black on the 80th Anniversary of The Farhud at Congregation Ohav Zedek
Hundreds of innocent men, women, and children brutally attacked, their homes and shops burned, in the heinous June 1–2, 1941 Arab-Nazi pogrom in Baghdad. This was beginning of the end of Iraqi Jewry. Farhud means “violent dispossession.” But could it happen again—even in the US.
You are invited by Congregation Ohav Zedek of Wilkes-Barre with Temple Israel and the Jewish Community Alliance, plus Beth Sholom Scranton, Sons of Israel, Kesher Israel, and others. There will be a live reception and refreshments at Ohav Zedek for the big screen event. Send advance questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the Farhud History and Commemorations page for background on the 1941 massacre and information about International Farhud Day.