In this video, JIMENA member Henriette Eshkenazi tells the story of her life in a peaceful and tolerant Sudan and Egypt before she left the Nile region permanently in 1962. Born in 1933, in Halfeyah, a suburb North of Khartoum, Sudan, Henriette’s father owned a restaurant and an ice cream parlor. Her Grandfather was a famous peddler who sold staple goods from a horse and buggy. Her father was of Iraqi Jewish origins and her mother was born in Sudan.

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