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Time running out in race to preserve endangered Jewish languages

The many endangered dialects of Judeo-Arabic have been documented to varying extents, from Egypt to Morocco, from Syria to Yemen. And some young people are keeping the music alive.

By SARAH BUNIN BENOR/JTA
09/02/2021

The UAE’s unprecedented role in helping reunite Jewish family is symbolic

The UAE reunited one family of 15 members in Abu Dhabi after the government helped fly some from Yemen and London. A second family, the Salem family, was reunited after 15 years apart.

A family have breakfast outside their home at a Jewish community in Sanaa, Yemen

UAE reunites two more Jewish Yemeni families split for decades

"I'm living a dream, not quite sure if it's a dream or reality," said one family member.

11/01/2021
Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, July 2020

Iran media pushes Holocaust denial: Jews perpetrated mass murder in Yemen

An article in Iranian media has asserted that the 'real' holocaust was carried out by Jews on the border of Yemen, some 1,000 years ago.

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The end of Jewish Yemen is imminent - EXCLUSIVE

A precarious existence for country’s last 100 Jews.

By ROBERT MOHSENI/THE MEDIA LINE
20/08/2020
U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, Elan Carr

US envoy to combat antisemitism urges Houthis to release Yemeni Jew

The official slogan of the Houthi movement (Ansar Allah) reads "Allah is Greater, Death to America, Death to Israel, Curse on the Jews, Victory to Islam.”

Yemen's remaining Jews to be transferred to UAE - report

Reports in July claimed that the Houthi militant group in Yemen was rounding up Yemeni Jews and pressuring them to leave. These reports were denied by both Yemeni and international sources.

16/08/2020
A family have breakfast outside their home at a Jewish community in Sanaa, Yemen

Yemeni Jewish family reunited after 15 years apart with help of UAE

"I never imagined seeing them again. I never imagined hugging them," said one family member.

A family have breakfast outside their home at a Jewish community in Sanaa, Yemen

Controversy surrounds unconfirmed reports that Houthis rounded up Jews

The report has yet to be confirmed by any official source, leaving questions about the report’s validity.

15/07/2020
Bible Lands Museum

Jerusalem exhibition unveils rich history of Yemenite Jewry

Bible Lands Museum show details mysterious kingdom that abandoned polytheism and adopted Jewish rituals nearly 2,000 years ago

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
17/01/2020
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