Hands of gold

Chaim Yadgar, 81, made Aliyah from Afghanistan.

By LISA SAMIN
November 29, 2018 18:53
4 minute read.
Chaim Yadgar, 81 From Afghanistan to Jerusalem, 1937

Chaim Yadgar, 81 From Afghanistan to Jerusalem, 1937. (photo credit: AZRI SAMIN)

 
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Chaim Yadgar is a gentleman and artist who has put his mechanical abilities and artistic talent to good use, making beautiful hanukkiot and other useful items from discarded equipment from Yad Sarah.

Born in Arat, Afghanistan, Yadgar made aliyah with his parents and two brothers. His father was a spice merchant who traveled throughout Afghanistan. “At that time, the spices were also used for medicinal purposes,” he says.

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