Our ‘History Detective’ columnist maps out the geographic and literary timeline of the Bukharan Jews
A cemetery is one of the livelier attractions in what remains of Bukhara’s Jewish community
The award-winning Israeli photographer on learning from her mother, eating oshpelo, and the importance of having empathy for whomever is in front of her camera lens
Bukharian Jews in Queens, N.Y., mostly émigrés from the Soviet Union, brought with them a cuisine that mixes the polyglot flavors of Central Asia
Tajikistan was home to thousands of Bukharan Jews, and conditions seemed right for it to stay that way. But the legacy of Soviet persecution and recent Central Asian ties to Iran have made Jewish life more difficult to maintain.
Plus, the ‘new Afrikaners,’ a murder trial, and a foot robbery