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Saturday, August 24 • 20:00 - 21:00
Adventures with the "Mountain Jews" of Azerbaijan & Dagestan

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Welcome to one of the least known corners of the Jewish world. Visit Qırmızı Qəsəbə, the exclusively Jewish village of "Mountain Jews" (Juhuro) in Quba, Azerbaijan which will shatter your preconceptions. Encounter Jewish communities in notorious Dagestan, Russia's wildest and most dangerous region. Hear about Jewish life, as encountered in our independent backpacking adventure this year through the Caucuses regions: Azerbaijan, Russia (Dagestan, Chechnya, North Ossetia), Georgia and Armenia, Be surprised, we were.

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Karen Kallmann

Karen is a passionate Limmudnik, engaged Jew, adventurous world traveller, concerned environmentalist and feminist. Karen is the mother of 5 wonderful children.
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Evan Robins

Evan is a full-time profession amateur backpacker when he gets leave from his office job. Having visited 90 countries he and his family have a special interest in connecting with the local Jewish communities. He travels inconspicuously with his Limmud-crazed wife Karen Kallmann, 5... Read More →

Saturday August 24, 2019 20:00 - 21:00 SAST