Post Tagged with: "Bukharian Jews"

Bukharian Community Calls for Hate Crime Charge

Bukharian Community Calls for Hate Crime Charge

Crime, Jewish, Queens February 11, 2019 at 5:16 pm

Bukharian community leaders joined elected officials in expressing their frustrations in law enforcement’s failure to classify certain incidents as hate crimes, including an attack on a teenager in November, reports The Bukharian Times.

(Photo by Daniel Allen via The Forward)

Touring Bukharian Queens

Asian, Culture, Eastern European, Jewish, Queens January 9, 2019 at 4:08 pm

The Forward joins a tour of cultural spots and small businesses run by Bukharians, “a community little-known even to other Jews.”

At the opening of the Kazakh exhibition. (Photo via Russkaya Reklama)

Celebrating Bukharian and Kazakh Heritage

Central American, Culture, Queens July 30, 2018 at 4:08 pm

Russkaya Reklama covered some events that were part of last month’s “Our Heritage” festival sponsored by the Russian American Federation.

Uzbek Music: ‘Shashmaqam Forever’

Uzbek Music: ‘Shashmaqam Forever’

Asian, Culture, Jewish, Muslim February 2, 2018 at 3:19 pm

Bukharian Times reports on the forthcoming Shashmaqam concert, which features the classical music of Uzbekistan, played by both Muslims and Jews.

An eruv on the Lower East Side, Manhattan (Photo by Ella, Creative Commons license)

Opinion: ‘Why the Eruv Matters’

Jewish, Metro Area, Opinion, Queens October 31, 2017 at 2:38 pm

Commentary in The Bukharian Times describes how the Bukharian Jewish community in Queens can relate to the eruv controversy in Mahwah, New Jersey.

The Bukharian Times

Bukharian-Owned Grocery Reopens on Main Street

Asian, Jewish, Queens July 18, 2017 at 4:29 pm

The grocery store Haim’s International has reopened in Kew Gardens Hills after a fire devastated its original location at the end of last year. The Bukharian Times speaks to its owner, a native of Uzbekistan, about the family business.

A newly installed NYPD Command Post in Forest Hills (Photo by Michael Shain via Times Ledger)

NYPD Steps Up Presence Following Forest Hills Fires

Crime, Jewish, Police, Queens December 17, 2015 at 4:01 pm

The NYPD is stepping up its searcher the arsonist who has set fire to numerous homes under construction for Bukharian Jewish owners in Queens, Times Ledger reports.

(Photo by Merika Rubinova via The Bukharian Times)

Awaiting an Answer to an Important Question

Crime, Jewish, Opinion, Queens December 15, 2015 at 2:06 pm

The Bukharian Times reports on community efforts to protect the community following numerous arsons of homes owned by members of the Bukharian Jewish community in Queens.

At the Bukharian Jewish Community Center in Forest Hills, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz (center), City Council member Karen Koslowitz (left) and NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce (far left)

Bukharian Jewish Leaders Meet with City Officials

Crime, Jewish, Queens December 9, 2015 at 4:02 pm

In reporting on a meeting between Bukharian Jewish leaders and city officials, including the Queens borough president and NYPD chief of detectives, Times Ledger notes how, for some community members, the fires are reminiscent of what they faced while living in the former Soviet Union.

Fire destroys a property in Forest Hill. (Photo via The Jewish Week)

Bukharian Jews Call Forest Hill Fires Hate Crimes

Crime, Jewish, Queens December 2, 2015 at 4:35 pm

For weeks, fires have ravaged homes under construction in Forest Hills. As the properties are all owned by Bukharian Jews, many in the community are not hesitating to describe the incidents as hate crimes, reports The Jewish Week.

A figure in the Bukharian Jewish community, Moshe Sezanayev has published the book "Hearts Beating in Unison," which traces his family's history. (Photos via The Bukharian Times)

Book Traces Succesful Life of Bukharan Jewish Family

Eastern European, History, Religion December 13, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Moshe Sezanayev’s “Hearts Beating in Unison” chronicles his Bukharan Jewish family history across the world, helping his people and spanning up to 150 years, reports The Bukharian Times.