Almost all of the more than 850,000 Jews living in Arab countries at the time of the creation of the State of Israel were forced to leave.

Jews living in Arab countries fled their homes and all of their property due mostly to anti-Semitism and persecution when the Jewish state was established.

Today, that property is valued in the billions of dollars.

In this incredible set of testimonies, we hear firsthand from Jews who left Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria.

What was it like before 1948 and how did things change in the months leading up to their expulsion?

Listen to these important but almost forgotten stories.