Category Archives: Jewish History

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Namibia Jewish Community

  This is the shul in Windhoek Namibia , built in 1920′s. The community leader Zvi Gorelik, a man for all Jewish seasons, opening it.     The grave of  Mr. Pukowitz. Called the “king of Namibia” due to his … Continue reading

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Ethiopia and Tigre Province

  As part of a trip to Uganda and the Abuyadaya, South Africa and Namibia, we stopped in Ethiopia. Here are some of our pictures.     Entrance to the old synagogue in Tigre provence. Wall of the compound that … Continue reading

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Video -Abuyadaya in Uganda- Rabbi Riskin / Mikveh building

The Abuyadaya  of Uganda and the building of the mikveh for conversion 2012-2013 The Abuyadaya  of Uganda accepted Judaism in 1919 when their king realized that Christians were not living as the bible instructed and decided that they would be … Continue reading

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Putti mikveh hill

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The Jews of Uzbekistan

 

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