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22 September 2019 - 23 Elul 5779 - כ"ג אלול ה' אלפים תשע"ט
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JAPAN'S JEWISH COMMUNITY BRINGING FAR EASTERN JEWS CLOSER E-mail

Deep in the wilderness, six time zones from Moscow, just north of the Russia/ China border, sits the tiny and nearly forgotten Jewish community of Birobidjan.

Birobidjan is the capital of the Jewish Autonomous Region (JAR) of the former Soviet Union, created by Stalin in 1934 as the “Jewish socialist homeland”.

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