Funds Lacking to Restore Iraqi Jewish Archives
All Things Considered, May 9, 2005 � In 2003, U.S. forces discovered a cache of documents and sacred texts that had belonged to Iraq's once-thriving Jewish community in a flooded basement of Saddam Hussein's secret police. The records were transported to the U.S., where efforts to restore them are stalled by a shortage of funds.
I don't have time to listen to it right now, but there you have it. I may have comments later.
(Via the IraqCrisis list.)
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