History of the ancient Iraqian Jewish Community

Barhoom Golan is an Israeli lecturer in Bar Ilan. In this lecture he emphasis the role of this ancient Jewish population of Iraq dating back 3000 years, long before Islam. Unfortunately, the video is Hebrew and Arabic. According to Golan the Jews were indeed the indigenous population of the region. Golan is active in promoting peace through historical understanding of who the Jews of the region were throughout history. Here is the link.