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March 24, 1947 Aleppo, Syrian Jews Attacked and Murdered

March 24, 1947 Aleppo, Syrian Jews attackeIn 1947, in Aleppo, Syrian Jews were butchered, and 150 homes and four large and fourteen smaller synagogues were burned. A pogrom in Aden left 82 dead and two-thirds of the Jewish shops looted and burned. In 1948, Egypt, Syria, and Iraq took Jewish property and imposed large “fines” on the Jewish communities.

Source:  American Sephardi Federation Center for Jewish History

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