In honor of Mizrachi heritage month, we invited comedian and artist Natan Badalov, a proud Bukharian Jew, to share some of his childhood memories. He was featured on Adult Swim, New York Comedy Festival, Funnymmigrants Comedy Festival, and others. For more info, read his bio or follow him and his eyebrows on Instagram and Tik Tok @natanbadalov.
We Mizrahi Jews Shouldn’t Need to Fit In
For too long I felt like I had to check core parts of my identity at the door of mainstream Jewish institutions.
Bukharian Passover Traditions and Recipes
We wear colorful kaftans, dip our matzah in a special soup, and "whip" each other to remember the pain of the Israelite slaves.
How My Bukharian Jewish Community Celebrates Hanukkah
Professor and tour guide in New York shares history and recipe for Hannukah cookies.
I’m a lesbian Bukharian Jew. Can I exist?
"It was an incredible discovery — exactly what I needed! A place to be Bukharian, to be Mizrahi, and to be queer."
From Upstream to Mainstream: The Story of New York’s Bukharian Jewish Community
The absorption of the Bukharian Jews in the United States during the past forty years is remarkable in that it has meant a spiritual rejuvenation for many.
This Bukharian Jewish Meaty Rice Dish is the Crockpot Meal You Need
This traditional, slow-cooked dish is comforting and seriously crave-worthy.
The Sweet Story of Charoset
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