In the light of the US State Department's intention to return the Iraqi-Jewish Archive to Iraq, two Members of the Israeli Parliament have written to the US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, demanding that the Iraqi-Jewish archive be sent to Israel, the Israeli medium Hidabroot reports. The US appears bound by a law passed in 2008 to return cultural property to its country of origin, even if that property was taken from a persecuted minority.
Ambassador David Friedman
In their letter, Moshe Arbel and Yinon Azoulay expressed concern about the intention to return him to the Iraqi government.
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