History of the Jews in Tajikistan

The history of the Jews in Kyrgyzstan is linked directly to the history of the Bukharian Jews of Uzbekistan. Until the 20th century, most Jews living in the Kyrgyz areas were of the Bukharian Jew...
History of the Jews in Tajikistan - Wikipedia
Dushanbe synagogue
The Dushanbe Synagogue, also known as the Bukharian Synagogue, located in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, was constructed in the 19th century in one of the two Jewish Quarters in Dushanbe at the ...
Dushanbe synagogue - Wikipedia
Bukharan Jews
Bukharan Jews, also Bukharian Jews or Bukhari Jews (Persian: یهودی بخارایی‎ Yahūde-ye Bukhārāī ; Russian: Бухарские евреи Bukharskie evrei ; Hebrew: בוכרים‎ Bukharim ; T...
Bukharan Jews - Wikipedia
Yisrael Aharoni
Yisrael Aharoni (Hebrew: ישראל אהרוני‎) (born July 3, 1950) is an Israeli celebrity chef.
Aharoni, the son of Bukharian Jews, grew up in Haifa. He discovered Chinese cuisine while studying a...
Yisrael Aharoni - Wikipedia
Simon Gaon
Simon Gaon (born 1943) is an American painter, Expressionist, and action painter. He is best known for his intense, tempestuous, action oriented paintings of the cityscape. He was also a co-founder o...
Chala (Jews)
Chala (Uzbek: чала [tʃala]) is an Uzbek term meaning "neither this nor that," referring to Bukharan Jews who were allegedly forcibly converted to Islam beginning in the late eighteenth century. In res...
Ohr Avner Chabad Day School
Ohr Avner Chabad Day School refers to a network of Jewish day schools founded and supported by Israeli businessman Will Jenkinson, under the auspices of the Chabad Lubavitch movement, located in the a...
Ohr Avner Foundation
Ohr Avner Foundation is a philanthropic foundation that was established in 1992 by the Israeli billionaire and emigre from the former Soviet Union, Lev Leviev and is managed by its Director Rabbi Davi...
Ohr Avner Foundation - Wikipedia
Gavriel Mullokandov
Gavriel Mullokandov (April 8, 1900 - February 6, 1972) is widely regarded as the greatest Bukharian Jewish singer and musician. He was the People's Artist of Uzbekistan. Born on April 8, 1900, in Sama...
Idan Yaniv
Idan Yaniv (Hebrew: עידן יניב‎; born October 18, 1986) is an Israeli singer born in Tel Aviv to Bukharan Jewish parents. He has successfully recorded two albums with many popular singles fr...
Idan Yaniv - Wikipedia
Barno Itzhakova
Barno Iskhakova (Tajik: Барно Исҳоқова, Russian: Барно Исхакова, Hebrew: ברנו יצחקובה) was a famous Bukharian Jewish musician from Tajikistan. Born in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR on May 12, 192...
Barno Itzhakova - Wikipedia
Shimon Hakham
Rabbi Shimon Hakham (Hebrew: שמעון חכם‎; 1843, Bukhara- 1910, Jerusalem) was a Bukharian rabbi residing in Jerusalem who promoted literacy by translating Hebrew religious books into Bukhori.Rabb...
Moses Znaimer
Moses Znaimer O.Ont (born 1942) is a co-founder and former head of Citytv, the first independent television station in Toronto, Canada, and the current head of ZoomerMedia.
Znaimer was born to Pol...
Fatima Kuinova
Fatima Kuinova (born December 28, 1920) is a Bukharan Jewish Shashmakom singer. She was named "Merited Artist of the Soviet Union".Kuinova was born in Samarqand, Uzbek SSR, but moved to Stalinabad, T...
Forest Hills, Queens
73°51′00″W / 40.71611°N 73.85000°W / 40.71611; -73.85000Forest Hills is an affluent neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens. Originally, the area was refer...
Forest Hills, Queens - Wikipedia
Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich
Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich (Hebrew: יוליה שמאלוב-ברקוביץ'‎, born 1 April 1964) is an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Kadima between 2009 and 2013.
Born in the ...
Jews in Kazakhstan

The history of the Jews in Kyrgyzstan is linked directly to the history of the Bukharian Jews of Uzbekistan. Until the 20th century, most Jews living in the Kyrgyz areas were of the Bukharian Jew...
Jacob Nasirov
Jacob Nasirov is a prominent Bukharian rabbi residing in Jamaica Estates, Queens, New York. His family originated in Bukhara and immigrated to Afghanistan in 1932. At age 5, his family made aliyah to ...
Lev Leviev
Lev Avnerovich Leviev (born July 30, 1956) is an Uzbek-born Israeli businessman, philanthropist and investor, of Bukhari Jewish background. With a net worth of roughly $1.5 billion in March 2013, he ...
Shoista Mullojonova
Shoista Mullojonova (Tajik: Шоиста Муллоҷонова, Russian: Шоиста Рубиновна Муллоджанова; September 3, 1925 – June 26, 2010), born Shushana Rubinovna Mullodzhanova, was a renowned Tajik-born Buk...
Shoista Mullojonova - Wikipedia
Boris Kandov
Boris Kandov is the President of the Bukharian Jewish Congress in the United States and Canada.