The Lost Jews Of Nigeria
Read about the Lost Jews of Nigeria, article courtesy of The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/apr/26/lost-jews-of-nigeria-igbo-judaism-israel
How the ‘Indian Oskar Schindler’ took in 1,000 Polish children during WWII
During the devastation of WWII, a thousand Polish children found themselves without a home until this man offered them safety and security in India. A new documentary sheds light on the history of the ‘Indian Oskar Schindler’. Read the full article from The Times of Israel
Last Known Jew in Afghanistan Makes Aliyah
The last known Jew in Afghanistan immigrates to Israel. Read the article from UnitedWithIsrael.Org
Houthis Expel Yemen’s Few Remaining Jewish Families – Jewish News Syndicate
Yemen’s last few Jewish families to relocate, now seeking a new country to call home.
Read the full article from the Jewish News Syndicate.
This Historian is Preserving North African Jewish Music from a Bygone Era – Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Interested in rare Jewish music from North Africa?
Read the article from Jewish Telegraphic Agency to discover more.
Beyond Hollywood’s Casablanca: North Africa and the Holocaust
Video courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
10 Historical Facts about Jews in Morocco
Click here for ten facts about Moroccan Jews.
Millions of Jews in Afghanistan: An Interview with Nadav Sofy
Click here to read the interview from Jewish Press.
The Jews of Kaifeng
Click here to read about the Jews of Kaifeng at My Jewish Learning.
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What Makes Someone a Jew?
What Makes Someone a Jew?, by Lauren Seidman. (Using everyday examples that children can relate to, this colourful book helps all young Jewish readers understand what it really means to be a Jew.)
Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng
Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng, by Xin Xu and Beverly Friend, with illustrations Ting Cheng. (A collection of legends and stories from the oral tradition of this group of Jews who migrated to China long ago offers a look at their history and unique identity.)
Articles of Interest
The Lost Jews Of Nigeria May 11, 2022
Historic migration to South Asia in the last two millennia: A case of Jewish and Parsi populations March 1, 2021
African, black – and part of the Global Jewish Community? March 1, 2021
The Plight of Ethiopian Jews March 1, 2021
Suriname Virtual Jewish History March 1, 2021
In northern Brazil, Sephardic converts are giving dwindling Jewish communities a new lease on life March 1, 2021
African Jewish communities get more recognition after years on the margins March 1, 2021
Los Lunas Decalogue Stone: Questioning Evidence of Ancient Hebrews in the American Southwest March 1, 2021
Black Jewish Families Finally Reunited in Israel March 1, 2021
Students learn about Jews of Colour as part of Black History Month March 24, 2019
New Jews of Cote d’Ivoire January 29, 2018
Suriname Jewish Community January 15, 2018
Celebrating the High Holidays in Suriname October 10, 2017
Starting at the Wrong End — A Review of Rabbi Stephen Leon’s New Book August 23, 2017
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