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Iraqi-Born Jew Tells of Family’s Escape From Oppressive Regime

Thursday, 3 December, 2009 - 3:52 pm

shukr2.jpgStudents at Leeds University glimpsed life in one of the world’s oldest Jewish communities last weekend through the recollections of Edwin Shuker, an expatriate Iraqi who fled his homeland as a boy.

More than 75 people attended the Friday evening lecture, which was sponsored by the university town’s Chabad-Lubavitch Student Centre and accompanied its weekly Shabbat dinner and services.

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