America refuses to hand over the Jewish archive to Iraq[/rtl]
[rtl]Date of release: 2018/7/20 22:53 • 455 times read[/rtl]
JERUSALEM - The United States is trying to rescue a rare archive of the Jewish community in Iraq, an Israeli newspaper said.
The newspaper "Israel Hayom" Hebrew on Friday, that the United States of America found a huge treasure of rare and old books of the Jews of Iraq in 2003, with the US invasion of Iraq.
The newspaper said Hebrew that the United States is currently working on the restoration and preservation of these books, at a time when members of the US Congress not to transfer this archive of the Jews of Iraq to Baghdad.
The newspaper added that the United States transferred this archive in 2003, and works by American experts and archaeologists to maintain it, a Jewish Babylon, in parallel with the existence of a prior agreement between the governments, Iraq and the United States, the return of the archive to Baghdad after the completion of restoration.
The archive contains rare books on the Jews of Babylon, the important historical "Zohar" and special sections of Jewish social and economic life in Babylon, which called for members of the US Congress to call for keeping this archives in the possession of Washington, and not to return to Iraq. is over
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