The Nazi-inspired Pogrom That Triggered Iraqi Jews' Escape to Israel
The outbreak of mob violence against Baghdad Jewry known as the Farhud (Farhud is an Arabic term best translated as “pogrom” or “violent dispossession”) erupted on June 1, 1941. It was a turning point in the history of the Jews in Iraq.
This video shares the story of Leon Glazer's time before, during, and after the Holocaust as a Jewish man living in Poland. He shares his experiences and struggles, as well as how his life was before and after the war. How his life changed after the Holocaust and the journey he took. This video summarizes his journey through the time surrounding the Holocaust.