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‘We Close This Chapter’

With emigration, 2,500-plus years of Jewish heritage in Uzbekistan is fading away. A TOL partner post from EurasiaNetby David Kohn In Samarkand on a recent Saturday morning, Sabbath services were held at the 120-year-old Gumbaz Shul, one of two remaining synagogues in a city that once had 50. Leading the prayers was a fleshy electrician […]