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Legend traces the origins of the Bukharian Jews to the Israelites exiled to Babylonia in 586.C.E.

This emphasis on preserving Bukharian culture and language (many community members speak Bukhori, a dialect of the Tajik-Persian language) has created an environment conducive to preserving intimate traditions, according to Pozailov.

Our fathers almost gave. Add to List, unable to add item to List. Stix, a popular restaurant in Forest Hills, serves traditional, homemade Bukharian food like lagman noodle soup, samsa meat pastries and steamed mantu dumplings.

Although some left as early as the 1960s (the first Bukharian synagogue in Queens was established in 1965 emigration increased with perestroika in 1985 and then again after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. Sometimes we see Ashkenazi chauvinism like when children go to yeshiva they ask, Are you Bukharan?

Aron., 40, who did not want his last name used, said that the Bukharian Jewish community has been dealing with drug addiction for awhile.

Bukharian-Jewish women in Queens, New York, have started a grass-roots group, Beit Shalom, to combat domestic violence, a pervasive problem among immigrants who began arriving in the States from Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan about 10 years ago, after the breakup of the former Soviet Union.

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The emotional high point came during Sen. Yet there is little doubt that compared to other Jewish communities, Bukharian Jews have done a good job in preserving their heritage.

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This is exactly what we hope to achieve as a community: to make an impact on everyone around. The Queens community even has a museum an amenity that the remnant community in Uzbekistan lacks. He stressed that relations with other Jewish communities on the whole were good but added that Ashkenazi yeshivas sometimes discriminated against Bukharans.

More recently, scientists discovered a genetic variation among Ashkenazi Jews that increases their risk of developing schizophrenia, but that genetic variant is also found among other religious and ethnic groups. He loves it and he has no problem wearing.

Capitol, so moved me that I simply had to get up and sing in his honor and in honor of this amazing day. At that, Malakov, an energetic man in his 60s who had been seated alongside the senator, jumped up, embraced Lieberman and broke spontaneously into a medley of Bukharian cantorial favorites as the Connecticut senator grinned and clapped his hands.

According to the community's chief rabbi, Itzhak Yehoshua, about 20 percent of the community is Orthodox; 60 percent is traditional but not necessarily observant; and 20 percent is unaffiliated. The takeover ushered in a golden age for Bukharian Jews, when capitalists like the Vadyaev brothers reached a near monopoly of the cotton industry before they were dispossessed of their fortunes following the Bolsheviks rise to power.

If you are the only person using this device, theres no need to log out. Does it actually sound all that odd that the Jews c ould have a greater incidence of mental illness? Many community members speak Bukharian, a Persian dialect, in addition to Russian.

The Bukharians suppressed all evidence of religious practice but were allowed to obtain higher education and establish careers. At least a dozen synagogues - all Orthodox-serve the community (two opened this year) along with three day schools, several yeshivot, youth groups and Jewish organizations. And  we are blessed with our own home-grown Jewish detractors of Jews, like Canadians Naomi Klein and Judy Rebick- one of the more radical professors at Ryerson University in Toronto, and Noam Chomsky.