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Sunday, February 16 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bukharian Jews and The Silk Road: What is the Connection?

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We will explore the footsteps of Bukharian merchants on the Silk Road and learn about the ancient network of trade routes that were for centuries central to cultural interaction originally through regions of Eurasia connecting the East and West and stretching from the Korean peninsula and Japan to the Mediterranean Sea. We will attempt to understand the impact on and contributions to this route by the Bukharian Jewish community.

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Manashe Khaimov

Manashe is an Adjunct Professor in Jewish Studies, with a specialty in History and Culture of the Bukharian Jews at Queens College. Manashe was born in a city along the Silk Road, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, where his ancestors lived for over 2000 years, which makes Manashe’s Jewish... Read More →

Sunday February 16, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm EST