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A Baghdadi rabbi with Hasidic students and Syrian Jews at a wedding celebration in Jerusalem, 1904.

A Baghdadi rabbi with Hasidic students and Syrian Jews at a wedding celebration in Jerusalem, 1904.

Canadian rescuer of Syrian Jews: It was the biggest secret in the Jewish world

Canadian rescuer of Syrian Jews: It was the biggest secret in the Jewish world

Interior of wealthy Jew's house, and his family (1901) The Jewish community of Damascus dated back to the Days of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. Over the centuries, their numbers were supplemented by Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492. In the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, the Jews of Syria were persecuted by Ottoman and Syrian authorities. Most of Syria's Jews emigrated to Israel or North America, and today the Jewish community is believed to be a tiny number.

Interior of wealthy Jew's house, and his family (1901) The Jewish community of Damascus dated back to the Days of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. Over the centuries, their numbers were supplemented by Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492. In the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, the Jews of Syria were persecuted by Ottoman and Syrian authorities. Most of Syria's Jews emigrated to Israel or North America, and today the Jewish community is believed to be a tiny number.

Indonesia Frees Muslim Terrorist Who Beheaded 3 Christian Girls as “Ramadan Present” | FrontPage Magazine

Indonesia Frees Muslim Terrorist Who Beheaded 3 Christian Girls as “Ramadan Present” | FrontPage Magazine

"Poor Jewish family in Aleppo" (circa 1912) ~ Syria. Description from internet

"Poor Jewish family in Aleppo" (circa 1912) ~ Syria. Description from internet

Early 1920's Syria Jewish Woman

Judaica, Early 1920's Syria, Jewish woman - Israelite Photo postcard

In the last hundred years, as Syria has become less friendly to Jews, a trickle of emigration turned into a stream, and ended last year when the final Syrian Jews were smuggled out. The Jews

In the last hundred years, as Syria has become less friendly to Jews, a trickle of emigration turned into a stream, and ended last year when the final Syrian Jews were smuggled out. The Jews

Jewish Girl Syria 1900. What do you think happened to the native Jews of Northern Africa?

Jewish Girl Syria 1900. What do you think happened to the native Jews of Northern Africa?

Egyptian Magazine: Muslim Brotherhood Infiltrates Obama Administration. An Egyptian magazine claims that six American Islamist activists who work with the Obama administration are Muslim Brotherhood operatives who enjoy strong influence over U.S. policy.

Egyptian Magazine: Muslim Brotherhood Infiltrates Obama Administration. An Egyptian magazine claims that six American Islamist activists who work with the Obama administration are Muslim Brotherhood operatives who enjoy strong influence over U.S. policy.