Afghan Genizah Manuscripts Revealing Jewish Presence Unveiled At Israeli Library


A highly informative and interesting article...by some historic accounts, the presence of Jews in Afghanistan dates back almost 3000 years to the destruction of First Temple and the subsequent Babylonian Exile of 12 Tribes of Israel...for more on the rich history and continuous presence of Jews in Afghanistan, I also recommend reading a brief chronology of Jewish presence in Afghanistan, courtesy of Jewish Virtual Library


"Jerusalem- A cache of 1,000-year-old documents written by the Jewish community in Afghanistan and unveiled in Jerusalem on Thursday sheds unprecedented light on the medieval Jewish community in central Asia..."

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