commemoration day

November 30 is the official day to mark the departure and expulsion of Jews from the Arab Countries and Iran. Originally set up in 2014 at the Israeli parliament after lobbying from groups representing those communities, it is now recognised internationally. At http://www.jewishrefugees.org.uk, Lyn Julius writes about Jewish Refugees from Arab countries: ‘Learning about them […]

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THE wolf goes to Brazil!

In a couple of weeks, thanks to IMJ – Instituto da Música Judaica Brasil, The Wolf of Baghdad motion comic will have its first screening in South America (with Portuguese subtitles) at the Kleztival festival of Jewish music in Sao Paulo. More details and booking here. Nos vemos lá!

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SUMMER 2022 NEWS

Hello all, here’s a summer update of Wolf and Wolf-related news… ANIMIX FESTIVAL The Wolf of Baghdad motion comic will be making its first appearance in Israel at the Animix animation and comics festival in Tel Aviv next month. Honoured to have an invitation for a screening which will be followed by a talk and […]

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Autumn news

I hope you all had a good summer. Here’s an update on all things Wolf-ish, starting with a live performance of The Wolf of Baghdad at this year’s Tsitsit Festival on Sunday 24th October in London. Our first since the lockdown! Followed by a concert by 3yin. Booking details here. I will be at the […]

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80 years since the Farhud

The Farhud (Arabic word for pogrom) took place during the Jewish holiday of Shabu’ot in 1941. The pro-Nazi government had collapsed leaving Iraq in a state of instability. The British had just defeated the leader Rashid Ali who had earlier led a successful coup and two terrible days of anti-Jewish violence occurred in the ensuing […]

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A year since publication

A year ago today The Wolf of Baghdad graphic memoir was published by Myriad Editions. It came second in their list of titles in terms of numbers sold last year, so if you bought a copy thank you very much! The book can be found at Myriad’s website here or you could support your local […]

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Winter 2020 News

Welcome to winter (or summer depending on which hemisphere you are reading this!). I hope that you are all well wherever you are. Much as happened since we last met… GUARDIAN’S BEST GRAPHIC NOVELS of 2020 THE GUARDIAN picked The Wolf of Baghdad as one of their best graphic novels of 2020! You can buy […]

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May 2020 news

GREETINGS FROM LOCKDOWN LONDON I hope you are safe and well during these extraordinary times. It’s been quite an adjustment for us all hasn’t it?  Unfortunately, the next live performance of The Wolf of Baghdad motion comic at Songlines Festival in London on 31st May has been cancelled but I will let you know if […]

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A Very Special Thank You

Last year I ran an online Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the soundtrack. A total of 175 wonderful patrons contributed and I am deeply grateful to all of them. One of the rewards on offer was the promise of a social media shout-out on completion of the project and so I’d like to publicly thank the […]

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