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. typically illiterate, they have been self-made mystics and proficient storytellers and humble peddlers who dwelt in concord with their Muslim and Christian buddies within the mountains of northern Iraq. to those descendants of the misplaced Tribes of Israel, Yona Sabar used to be born. 

Yona's son Ariel grew up in la, the place Yona had develop into an esteemed professor, dedicating his profession to retaining his people’s traditions. Ariel sought after not anything to do along 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, learning his family’s position within the sweeping saga of Middle-Eastern historical past. This strong booklet is an out of this world tale of tolerance and desire set in what this day is the very heart of the world’s cognizance.

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