Going back to Beirut

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    There are no traces left of the once important Jewish community of the Lebanon. The civil war has probably erased everything. When the country was still under French mandate, many families had emigrated from the towns of Aleppo and Damascus in Syria, attracted by the bustling trade of Beirut. But, a few decades ago, fearing a political upheaval, many departed, this time, for the Americas, Europe and Israel.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)15-19
    Number of pages5
    JournalJewish Quarterly
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 1995

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