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Shlomo Hillel (1985)

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Shlomo Hillel – Olim, Aliyah Hero, Speaker of the Knesset

An olim (immigrant) to Israel himself, Shlomo Hillel passed away at age 97 after serving as the Speaker of the Knesset and saving 120,000 members of Iraq's Jewish community through aliyah.

Iraqi Jews at Lod Airport in Israel after Operation Ezra and Nehemiah, 1951

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Operation Ezra and Nehemiah

Named after the two biblical figures who led the Israelites back to the Holy Land after exile in Babylon, Operation Ezra and Nehemiah returned more than 100,000 Iraqi Jews to Israel.

Iranian missile launched at US base in Iraq, January 2020

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Between Iraq and a Hard Place

The U.S. and Israel have responded after Iranian missiles struck American bases in Iraq.

IAF pilots from Operation Opera

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Israeli Nuclear Reactor Raid, 38 Years Later

The IAF pilots who destroyed Saddam’s nuclear site recall how Iran inadvertently enabled the mission that “remade the Middle East.”

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