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The Babylonian Jewry Museum

83 Ben-Porat Road, Or Yehuda 60251, Israel
+972 3-533-9278
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A very special experience

This is one of the most special museums I have visited. It tells the story of the Iraqi Jews and... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
Harriet590
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Tel Aviv, Israel
HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN MESOPOTAMIA

Situated in Or-Yehuda, a community of refugee Jews from Iraq that settled here in the former... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
airport2015
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Jerusalem, Israel
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83 Ben-Porat Road, Or Yehuda 60251, Israel
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is one of the most special museums I have visited. It tells the story of the Iraqi Jews and how they came to Israel. The museum is beautifully planned and the guide was excellent and spoke a good English.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Situated in Or-Yehuda, a community of refugee Jews from Iraq that settled here in the former village of Kfar ANA .The museum you can learn about the history of the Jews in Iraq,going back to the first Temple with original artifacts brought from Bagdad,showing the...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

The museum itself is very well done and I definitely felt like I had learned a lot when I left. The only negative is that Or Yehuda is all paid parking and has no machines to pay. If you don't have pango, you're screwed. If...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Beautiful, interesting heritage museum tracing the history of the Babylonian (Iraqi) Jewish community from the days of the First Temple to mass aliyah to Israel in the 1950's.

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

An interesting site to visit even if you are not Iraqi. The museum is chronological and well desain.

Thank Jacky O
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing museum and very interesting tour as well (available in English). Definitely would recommend for those with Iraqi roots or interested in the history!

Thank Josie S
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Beautifully organised and presented small museum that tells a fascinating story. Well worth taking a detour to visit, its easily accessible if you have a car.

Thank AlanofLondon
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

The museum really serves as a museum and research institute. The rich history of Iraqi Jewry is displayed via journies taken by the visitor through Baghdad's old Jewish Quarter. You can see the mass exodus to Israel and the integration in to the State of...More

Thank Ira G
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

This museum presents life for Jews in Iraq and their eventual aliyah to Israel. The displays are interesting and informative. I spent 2 1/2 hours in the museum and found each exhibit captivating and informative. I highly recommend a stop in Or Yehuda to visit...More

Thank Renee R
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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

This museum was very informative and eye opening for me. I come from a middle eastern background, so it specifically touched me even more. I learned how similar my middle Eastern background was to Iraqi culture. They recreated daily life for Iraqi Jews with streets,...More

Thank Daniel K
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