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The 'silent disappearance' of Lebanese Jews

The slow dissolution of Lebanon’s Jewish community — from some 14,000 people at its peak to a few dozen today — came about largely as a result of the Civil War.

The 'silent disappearance' of Lebanese Jews

Marriage of Marie Bari. Family photo in Wadi Abou Jmil street, Beirut, June 2, 1957. (Credit: João Luis Koifman via the Arab World Institute)

“I wanted to say congratulations. You were extraordinary.”
Albert Dichy was 15 years old when the supervisor at his Catholic school came up to him in the playground to congratulate him on Israeli military prowess.It was June 1967.The Arab world was...

“I wanted to say congratulations. You were extraordinary.”
Albert Dichy was 15 years old when the supervisor at his Catholic school came up to him in the playground to congratulate him on Israeli military prowess.It was June 1967.The Arab world was...La « disparition silencieuse » des juifs libanais...