The Igbo Jews who came to Providence

(excerpt taken from the Times of Israel blog, written by Shai Afsai)

One evening in June, I phoned Elder Pinchas Ogbukaa, spokesman of Abuja’s Gihon Synagogue in Nigeria. It was evening in Rhode Island, but Nigeria is six hours ahead, and so even though Pinchas is an early riser, I could tell from his voice that I’d woken him.

Read the rest of the article, by Providence resident and (401)j community member Shai Afsai originally featured in the Times of Israel blog on December 26th, 2013.

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