Color portrait of Edwin Black.

The Farhud—the Forgotten
Holocaust Pogrom
by Edwin Black

The Farhud, the anti-Jewish Baghdad riot of June 1–2, 1941, is the forgotten Holocaust-era pogrom explored in detail in Banking on Baghdad. The article was syndicated by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency to several dozen Jewish newspapers, which ran the article in a variety of lengths and formats, and then re-syndicated to the general media.

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