My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Family's Past

My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Family's Past

Ariel Sabar


In a distant nook of the realm, forgotten for almost 3 thousand years, lived an enclave of Kurdish Jews so remoted that they nonetheless spoke Aramaic, the language of Jesus. ordinarily illiterate, they have been self-made mystics and talented storytellers and humble peddlers who dwelt in concord with their Muslim and Christian friends within the mountains of northern Iraq. to those descendants of the misplaced Tribes of Israel, Yona Sabar was once born. 

Yona's son Ariel grew up in la, the place Yona had turn into an esteemed professor, dedicating his profession to protecting his people’s traditions. Ariel sought after not anything to do together with his father’s unusual immigrant heritage―until he had a son of his personal.

Ariel Sabar brings to existence the traditional city of Zakho, researching his family’s position within the sweeping saga of Middle-Eastern heritage. This robust publication is an out of this world tale of tolerance and wish set in what this present day is the very middle of the world’s realization.

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