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Seeing the Voices is a national project for the documentation of the glorious heritage of Jews of Arab lands and Iran. The project's goal is to speak out the untold story of Jews from Arab lands and Iran, therefore to strengthen their heritage, which is part of the foundations of the versatile Israeli culture.

The project was initiated by The Ministry for Social Equality, in cooperation with The Heritage Wing of the Ministry of Education, The Yad Ben Zvi Institute, and The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot.  to the site>

G2G: Generation to Generation Program


G2G: Generation to Generation is a program whereby two different generations are linked via high tech and history. It is based on a successful Israeli initiative undertaken by Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People, in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Social Equality*. Jewish students are paired with Jewish older adults for mutually beneficial learning. The students share knowledge hi-tech and apps, while the adults relay the value of personal and collective narratives. Together they enrich their Jewish identity, history, collective memory and technical skills.  to the site



The Whole Story- A project of the Ministry of Education, following the Beaton Committee, which deals with Jews from  Islam countries. to the project

to the personal testimonial of Shoshana agadagenny, an Iranian jew


To the interview of Nir Kaptan with  Rabbi Imanuel Cohen Tzedek, Shivat Zion: Jews of Iran -Israel Independance Day 70, 'Aruts Hahidavrut', April 18 2018  to the interview> 



The "Zionism and Aliyah from Iran" project of the Avraham Herman Research Institute

JIMENA: Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa is a 501 (c) 3 organization headquartered in San Francisco, CA that is dedicated to the preservation of Mizrahi and Sephardi culture and history, and seeks recognition for the nearly one million Jews indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa who were displaced from their country of origin in the 20th century. JIMENA endeavors to address the existing gaps in the historical narrative of the Middle East and North Africa by sharing the Mizrahi and Sephardi story of oppression, plight and displacement.

Founded in 2001, JIMENA has been a leader of the Jewish multicultural movement by representing Jews from Arab lands. To JIMENA website, click here 




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