• Jennifer Badani

    Congregation Darchei Noam Presents:
    864 Sheppard Avenue West
    Toronto, ON M3H
    2T5
    416-638-4783
    aspindel@rogers.com
    http://www.darcheinoam.ca/cal.php

    The Jewish Exodus from
    Arab Lands 1947–1967
    A SERIES OF FIVE PROGRAMS
    PART FOUR
    Sunday March 2, 2014 at 7:30pm
    FAREWELL BABYLON
    Naïm Kattan
    Iraqi Jewish writer, Montreal
    Naïm Kattan, author of Farewell to Babylon, 1976, will present a
    personal view of a Jew from Iraq, the long history of Jewish life
    there and its destruction by Arab nationalism and Islamism.
    Naïm Kattan, is a
    Canadian novelist, essayist
    and critic of Iraqi Jewish origin, born in Baghdad
    and educated in Baghdad and France. He
    is the author of over 30 books in several
    languages and has received honours in both
    Canada and France. In 2013, the Canadian
    director Joe Balass directed a documentary
    titled La longueur de l’alphabet avec Naïm
    Kattan about Kattan’s literary legacy.