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HARIF 2024: An Evening to commemorate the exodus of Jews from Arab countries and Iran

Wednesday 20th November | 7:00 pm 10:00 pm

Official UK Commemoration
120 minutes
Wed 20 November 2024
£10 in the building; £10 online

2024 marks the 10th anniversary of the Knesset law designating a day which marks the departure and expulsion of Jews from Arab countries and Iran.

This year, the theme will be ‘The Jews of Iran.’

A community of 100,000 has dwindled to some 8,000 as a result of antisemitism, persecution and discrimination following the 1979 Islamic Revolution. We will hear first-hand testimony from a Jewish refugee.

We are also honoured to welcome Danielle and Galeet Dardashti, sisters and co-creators of the audio-documentary, The Nightingale of Iran, who are travelling from New York to join us.

Through a multimedia presentation of story, music and photos, the Dardashti sisters will relate the journey of their famous Iranian-Jewish musical family from Iran to Israel and the USA.

This event is the official UK commemoration, with communal leaders in attendance and in partnership with Harif and JMI. A light reception will follow.

An event by Harif, at JW3 and in association with Jewish Music Institute