Bahrain Jews move to preserve cemetery for future generations

RELATIONS between Jews and Muslims in Bahrain have always been good, according to the leader of its Jewish community.

And Ebrahim Dawood Nonoo told the Jewish Telegraph that the country’s only synagogue regularly welcomes Muslim worshippers.

“We have had a siddur especially printed in Arabic, so they can follow the service,” Mr Nonoo said.

“Jews are protected by the Bahraini government.”

His comments came after it was revealed that The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities has launched a project to renew and maintain the Jewish cemetery in the Bahraini capital of Manama.

The initiative will begin on Tu b’Shvat, which starts on Sunday evening.

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