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In recent years, stresses on the community have increased.
Long marked by insularity, the Bukharian Jewish community is building new bridges with the broader American Jewish community in an effort to confront a new set of challenges.
This is a life-threatening situation.” Allan Silvera, a non-Bukharian member of the Forest Hills Jewish community, referred to the eerily similar profiles of homeowners targeted as the “elephant in the room.” “It’s obvious that there’s something in common between the different properties attacked,” he said, adding that the neighborhood, albeit largely Bukharian, is also ethnically diverse. The neighborhood is scared to death.” In an attempt to organize a response, about 20 members of the Bukharian Jewish community, as well as several other concerned neighbors, met at the local Bukharian community center on Sunday morning.
Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz joined the meeting, though no representatives from police or fire department attended, according to community members.
Whereas a generation ago the newly immigrant community’s main struggle was adapting to life in America, today the community is facing the challenges of how to maintain its distinct Jewish identity, pay for Jewish day school and keep kids engaged while their parents are at work.
Beth Gavriel’s school, Sha’arei Zion, has more than 600 students.“While other Jews who lived here moved away to Long Island or Miami, Bukharian Jewish people saved the face of Orthodox Jewry in Queens.” From left to right: Synagogue teen programming director Yaniv Meirov, lay leader Simcha Mushayev and Rabbi Ilan Meirov are excited about the expansion of their synagogue, the Beth Gavriel Center of Bukharian Jews, in Queens, New York.(Rachel Delia Benaim) Once fledgling, the Bukharian community in New York now makes up the largest concentration of Bukharian Jews outside of Israel with an estimated 50,000 members in Queens, according to communal leaders.
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The NYPD similarly declined to comment on whether or not the incidents are targeting the Bukharian community.
Speaking to the Jewish Week, Koslowitz described the events as “alarming” and said she is contacting Mayor Bill de Blasio to raise further awareness about the situation.
Koslowitz said she could not comment on whether or not the incidents were targeting members the Bukharian Jewish community.
The fact largely overlooked by mainstream news coverage: All the buildings set ablaze belonged to Bukharian Jews, according to community leader Aron Borukhov.
“People are outraged and concerned,” said Borukhov, an attorney who has lived in the neighborhood with his wife and three children for the past 16 years. A surveillance video of the suspect, a man in a dark hoodie, was released last week; the 112th precinct is promising up to ,500 for information regarding the arson.
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