From the Archives: Jessica Jiji reads from her Iraqi historical novel


Jessica Jiji was recorded live at the Washington DCJCC on October 28, 2010 as part of the Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival. Her book Sweet Dates in Basra,  is inspired by her family’s Jewish roots in Iraq, and is a poignant tribute to the lost traditions and cultural harmony of Iraq before World War II.

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