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This website is dedicated to the Jewish Community of Middle Eastern origin that lived in Soerabaya (currently Surabaya) during the early 1920’s until their departure circa 1958. 

 A documentary titled: “In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The History of the Iraqi Jewish Community in the Dutch East Indies” that will chronicle their history and lifestyle is under development. 

An exhibition “Selamat Shabat: The Unknown History of Jews in the Dutch East Indies” has opened on October 12, 2014, at the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The exhibition will close on March 8, 2015  

© Eli Dwek 2014