Hanukkah with spirit in Yangon

Hanukkah with spirit in Yangon

Staff, BBC News, 12/04/2015

All this week, Jews around the world will light candles to celebrate Hanukkah - and it will be the same in Yangon, Myanmar. For years there were just a handful of Jews in Yangon, but now the community is growing again, as Sammy explains.

Remembering Moses Samuels, the Man who Preserved Jewry in Myanmar

Remembering Moses Samuels, the Man who Preserved Jewry in Myanmar

Jonathan Zalman, Tablet, 06/02/2015

The third-generation caretaker of the country’s only synagogue and Jewish cemetery has died. Now, Sammy Samuels—like his father before him, and his grandfather before him, and his great-grandfather before him— will continue to preserve Jewry in Myanmar.

Jews are making their way to Myanmar, just like their ancestors did

Jews are making their way to Myanmar, just like their ancestors did

Naomi Gringold, PRI, 02/26/2014

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Myanmar’s dwindling Jewish community pins hope on tourism

Myanmar's dwindling Jewish community pins hope on tourism

Staff Writer, AFP, 10/08/2006

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