Genealogy Projects tagged with Bukharan Jews on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Finding Nison Gavrielov's Burial Ground

    This project is dedicated to Nison Gavrielov זצ״ל , who was killed in combat during WWII, while fighting for the Russian army against the Germans. The search was conducted by both Gavriel and Nisan Gavrielov – who are great-grandchildren of the fallen hero. Their goal was to systematically search for the location of their great-grandfather burial ground, and t...

  • Bukharan Jews of Central Asia

    Bukharan Jews are Jews from Central Asia who speak Bukhori, a dialect of the Tajik-Persian language. Their name comes from the former Central Asian Emirate of Bukhara, which once had a sizable Jewish community. Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the great majority have emigrated to Israel or to the United States, while others have emigrated to Europe or Australia. History According ...