Scholars and Jewish people with Iraqi roots held a virtual meeting on Thursday to remember the historical Jewish community in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
A group of young Mosulis have launched a campaign to preserve and restore the historical sites of Mosul including the Jewish Synagogue, churches and mosques.— Mosul Eye عين الموصل (@MosulEye) October 18, 2020
Those are my people.#Mosul2020 pic.twitter.com/TEHMcMPcBs
Youngsters sit in their classroom in Baghdad's Jewish Frank Iny School, one of three Jewish school in the Iraqi capital, Feb. 6, 1969. (AP)
‘Like a mythical city’
Ameen Mukdad plays the violin in Mosul, at the ISIS-destroyed shrine of the Prophet Jonah, a religious figure in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (Reuters)
Preserving the Jewish memory of Mosul
A member of Iraq's Kurdish Jewish community takes part in a ceremony on the last night of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the Iraqi town of Al-Qosh, 50km north of Mosul city, on December 29, 2019. (File photo: AFP)