Explore Afghanistan’s centuries-old Jewish community from their religious and social lives to Muslim-Jewish relations.
Spanning from the community’s origins, which many Afghan Jews believe to be from biblical times, to the development of their Jewish institutions, Sara Y. Aharon details the story of a small Jewish community that lived in relative peace with its Sunni Muslim neighbors.
Sara Aharon will be selling and signing copies of From Kabul to Queens: The Jews of Afghanistan and Their Move to the United States following the event.
Sara Y. Aharon is the author of From Kabul to Queens: The Jews of Afghanistan and Their Move to the United States. She studied modern Jewish history as a PhD student at New York University. She earned her MA in history from NYU, and her BA from Brandeis University in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies. In 2012 she was named to The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” honorees list of young leaders impacting the Jewish community.
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