Who is Abu-Moch? Is he Kadouri Kudsi Zada, a hard-working Jewish businessman from Baghdad? Or is he a Muslim dervish named Nur El Din Khan? Find out when you read this spellbinding true-to-life tale of a shoemaker from Baghdad who, when forced to flee for his life, finds refuge in Iran as a Shi'ite Muslim. Readers of this gripping novel about the inimitable Abu-Moch will gain insight into the Muslim culture that features so prominently in the news. Watch as events move between Iraq and Iran and you will discover the complexity of life for Jews in Muslim countries. When relationships between Jews and Muslims deteriorate in Iraq, the hero and his family are forced to relocate to the newly created State of Israel. The difficulties they face are revealed in their desperate attempt to be absorbed into the Jewish State. As fast-paced as any thriller, this biographical novel offers a penetrating study of immigration. It should be required reading for anyone interested in Middle-Eastern culture
About the Author :
Mordechai Yerushalmi has contributed to From Baghdad to Jerusalem as an author.
MORDECHAI YERUSHALMI is a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
|Title:||From Baghdad to Jerusalem||Publisher:||Lulu Press|
|No. of Pages:||396|
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