Bukharian Teens

Bukharian Young Adults Getting A Lesson In Giving

Leadership training program looking to impart concept of tzedakah to those not used to it.

Staff Writer
11/13/2012

Some were born in the former Soviet Union, and came to the United States as children with their families. Some were born to émigré families here. Typical of Jews who grew up in households where education about Judaism was minimal, they had learned little about fundamental Jewish beliefs.

Including tzedakah.

A few weeks ago a dozen of them started their remedial education.

At the first meeting of Kalontar, a Forest Hills program for Bukharian Jews, participants learned the basics of tzedakah. SL
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