While planning our itinerary to the jungles of Papua New Guinea to meet tribesmen who claimed a Jewish link, we learned that right across the border in Indonesia, there were also emerging communities desperate for Jewish contact. In Jaypura, we discovered a group whose ancestors fled their European tormentors, knowing they’d be safe once the “Blue Mountain” was in sight.
Ari & Ari Discover Ancient Mysteries
Mishpacha, ISSUE 687-759
November 29, 2017
Mishpacha, ISSUE 681- 563
October 18, 2017
In Papua New Guinea, a land where hunters live by their arrows, and children wield machetes, there are tribesmen who believe they’re reconnecting to their Jewish roots.
Mishpacha, ISSUE 668- 550
July 12, 2017
Prague might be the Jewish tourist capital of the Czech Republic, but there’s another narrative buried in the rural towns and farming villages
Mishpacha, ISSUE 662-544
May 29, 2017
We have been to many emerging Jewish-identifying communities around the globe, but we never imagined we’d find dozens of these “kehillos” in the remotest parts of Nigeria