Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage
February 4, 2014 – May 18, 2014

This exhibit details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community of Iraq in a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters, and the National Archives’ ongoing work in support of U.S. Government efforts to preserve these materials.

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The exhibit was created by the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC, with support from the Department of State.




TOP RIGHT: Detail of a Zohar from 1815 with a hand-drawn page. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC.



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