"These essays by ten scholars of Middle Eastern history dealing with the exodus of Jews from Arab lands, where they had lived in some instances for 2,500 years, should be required reading....This book provides an in-depth history and analysis of minorities in Arab countries, with its special focus on Jews. Although half a century has elapsed since the beginning of the refugee problems, both Jewish and Arab...this book corrects the distortions of Arab claims and presents substantial evidence supporting the contention that the Jews failed to receive recognition by the international community of their plight."—Emuna Magazine
"These essays by ten scholars of Middle Eastern history dealing with the exodus of Jews from Arab lands where they had lived, in some instances, for 2,500 years, should be required reading for those discussing the question of compensation or return of Palestinian refugees as part of a peace agreement with Arafat. . . . This book provides an in-depth history and analysis of the situation of minorities in Arab countries, with its special focus on Jews. . . . The Forgotten Millions is an important and timely volume which focuses on people whose history we have almost forgotten, whose exodus, resettlement and restitution claims have been overshadowed by the Holocaust and by the more recent immigrations from the Soviet Union and Ethiopia. . . . This book corrects the distortions of Arab claims."-Emunah Magazine
"[The essays] highlight important issues of which readers should be better aware."—Jewish Book World
"This book is a scholarly work and a fascinating one at that....Read the book; see if you agree."—The Jewish Press and The Jewish Post and Opinion
About the Author
Malka Hillel Shulewitz is a lecturer and writer. She has participated in the work of many organizations, including serving for seventween years as Executive Director and Publications Editor of the Israel Academic Committee on the Middle East, and is a founding member of the World Organization of Jews from Arab Countries.