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By Esther Meir-Glitzenstein

Zionism in an Arab Country explores the family members among the Zionist institution in Israel, and the Jewish group in Iraq. This dating is targeted on businesses: a Zionist flow and a safety association. via reviewing the task of those enterprises, Esther Meir-Glitzstein examines the last decade previous mass immigration, and divulges the political, societal, financial and cultural advancements that formed the background of Iraqi Jewry during this an important period.
Beyond the main target at the sphere of Zionist task, Meir-Glitzstein additionally uncovers the elemental difficulties that formed either the improvement of Iraqi Jewry within the Nineteen Forties and the coverage of the Zionist institution - trapped among Arab nationalism and Jewish nationalism. ultimately, she elucidates the explanations and situations that ended in the mass immigration of Jews from Iraq to the country of Israel.

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