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14 September 2021

The Centre’s Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, was welcomed.
See 4.47- 5.04 on <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NIFt6xavak&t=62s>
or <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NIFt6xavak&t=349s>
and his statement from: 1.22.34 - 1.25.44.

Harif is a UK association representing Jews from North Africa and the Middle East, led by Lyn Julius.
Visit: http://harif.org/about-us.

The flight from Arab countries of almost a million Jewish refugees in the latter half of the 20th century entailed the abandonment or seizure of moveable Jewish heritage – records, archives, documents, artefacts, including Torah scrolls. However, Arab governments are now claiming that the moveable heritage of exiled minority groups is part of their national heritage. What does international law say on the subject, what are the chances that Jewish heritage will be restored to its rightful owners, and what avenues – legal or otherwise – are open to them?