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Contents Foreword. Jews as Native Iraqis: An Introduction by Joel Beinin Preface. On Taking Stock 1. In Old Baghdad 2. The Rejwan Tribe 3. Mother and the Placebo Effect 4. Na\`ima 5. Early Initiations 6. Schooling 7. The Great Crash and Us 8. Hesqail Abul \`Alwa Hires a Helper 9. Living in Sexual Deprivation 10. Idle Days 11. Distorted Visions 12. Rashid \`Ali's Coup and its Aftermath 13. Bookshop Days 14. A Deepening Friendship 15. The Start: Movies, Book Reviews 16. Out in the Cold 17. Disposing of a Library 18. End of a Community 19. Farewells and Reunions Appendix A. The Jews of Iraq: A Brief Historical Sketch Appendix B. A Selection of Book Reviews from the Iraq Times Index of Names of Persons
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Rejwan, Nissim, Jews Iraq Baghdad Biography, Jews Iraq Baghdad Social life and customs, Jews Iraq Baghdad Social conditions 20th century, Baghdad (Iraq) Ethnic relations