Aaron Hadida of Herut Canada: “Jews need to come out, be tough and show our pride.”
Author: Avi Kumar
“Our homeland was under attack, and we only wanted to keep it safe. Can you blame us?”
Members of the tribe, who claim descent from the biblical Menashe, told JNS what it has been like taking refuge in military camps.
“Jews have been persecuted for centuries, and they showed a lot of solidarity and compassion as they were able to relate to us,” said Jamileh Naso, president of the Canadian Yazidi Association.
“Long before the Holocaust, we said, ‘Next year in Jerusalem’ every year during the Passover seder”
South African conducted important research preserving the memory of foreign Machal fighters
Timur Natalemov cared for sites and co-religionists from the Mizrahi tradition
His life’s mission is to educate the next generation
15 years after independence, Jewish community is optimistic
Esther Cohen escaped at age 8 to Mandatory Palestine