Wehn he emigrated to the U.S. from Baghdad in 1947, Jacob Shammash had no idea that his timing was fortuitous or that he would never see his beloved homeland again. Amy S. Dane, editor of her father's memoir, is a freelance lecturer. Her visual presentation will set the stage for her father by unraveling the fascinating yet horrific events culminating in the death knell of the 2,600 year old Iraqi Jewish community.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Presented in partnership with Temple Beth El