Salah and Salima Menahem

Laila Menahem was born in Iraq in the year 1950 and the family immigrated to Israel with her a year later, and they came to a transit camp in Mevaseret Zion. A few months later, the child had a fever and the mother took her to Shaare Zedek Hospital. When she went there a few days later, she was told from the mouth of one of the workers that the child was dead and she could go home.