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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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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UK Jewish Film Festival 2019

Delighted to announce that there will be a Wolf of Baghdad performance at this year’s UK Jewish Film Festival at 6.45pm on Tuesday 12th November at the Phoenix Cinema, London. Tickets are on sale now and you can book here. This will be a very special screening as a couple of new scenes have been added […]

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Editing the graphic memoir

The Wolf of Baghdad is being published early 2020 as a graphic novel by Myriad Editions so I am currently in editing mode with their creative director Corinne Pearlman. Corinne has been at the heart of the UK’s comic scene for many years and has been giving me some wonderful creative direction already. She had […]

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The Photo

Out of the few family photos that have survived there’s one that I love in particular. Its of my maternal grandmother and some of her children sitting on a swing in their garden in Baghdad. My mother, aunt Flora and uncle Eli are in the photo, perhaps my uncle Nessim was behind the camera, and […]

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