Shrine of Jewish Prophet Nahum

The tomb of Jewish Prophet Nahum is located in the Christian town of al-Qosh in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. While the prophet lived in the seventh century B.C.E., his legendary tomb dates to 1173 C.E.

Prophet Nahum’s tomb is enclosed within Al-Qosh’s historic synagogue. For centuries the tomb was a major site of Jewish pilgrimage during Shavuot.

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