We have published a new book! the Book of A Friendship Song! This is the only copy in the world of the interpretation of Psalms by Rabbi Shlomo Twina. Rabbi Twina has authored over a hundred Torah essays which only a few of them have been published. The book Sefer Shir Yedidut that is being published presently for the first time, is a glorious Torah in a magnificent instrument.
This reconstructed lane shows visitors a section of a typical alley in the old Jewish quarter in Baghdad at the beginning of the 20th century. One can see typical homes dispersed along the alley, whose ground floors facing the street served as workshops and stores and were a source of livelihood for the Jews, who worked in trades such as goldsmithing, silversmithing tailoring and embroidery as well as in shops selling fabrics and spices.
Curator: Orly Baher Levy Food and its preparation have always played a key and important role in the lives of human beings. Apart from being vital to their physical survival, food offers a sensory and emotional experience to those who cook it and to those who eat it. This stimulating exhibition focuses on the kitchen in Jewish houses in Iraq in the early decades of the 20th century, with a spotlight on both its appearance and cooking traditions: where the kitchen was located
Save the Date As part of the Fridays Meetings, series of lectures on various topics, we will hold a lecture on the subject: Restoration of the Tomb of the Prophet Nahum, near Alqosh in northern Iraq, by engineers Yaakov Sheffer and Meir Ronen At the end of the event a guided tour at the Museum will take place Friday | 24.12.21 | 10:30 At the Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center, 83 Mordechai Ben Porat Blvd., Or Yehuda Price for members: 35 NIS | For guests: 40 NIS Hurry up to reg
Curator: Orly Baher Levy Arie (Albert) Elias (1921-2015) was born into a Jewish family of ten in Baghdad and from an early age was drawn to the world of acting and theater. In 1941, Elias was the first Jew to be accepted to the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad, where he graduated from the Department of Drama. During his first years in Israel, Elias had trouble finding work as an actor due to his heavy accent. However he succeeded thanks to his obstinacy and professional persev