This year, the Askin Book Review is proud to sponsor Cynthia Shamash whose memoir “The Strangers We Became – Lessons in Exile from One of Iraq’s Last Jews” follows her life from growing up in Iraqi to her family’s travails as immigrants without a home country. Involved with petitioning to keep the Iraqi archives from being returned to Iraq, this lovely, modern-Orthodox Dentist has quite a tale to tell. The Iraqi Archives have been at the Jewish Museum in Baltimore for the past several months. This is a further layer to that story.
An Iraqi inspired lunch will be served.
Hardbound copies for purchase at a discounted price of $20 are in the Gift Shop.