The Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue became only the 12th building in Yangon, formerly Rangoon, to be recognized with a blue heritage plaque from the city's heritage trust.
Moses Samuels, 65, was the caretaker of the country’s only synagogue in Yangon, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. More ▸
By Ben G. Frank
A Chanukah celebration in Yangon and a visit by Jewish community leaders to Ang San Suu Kyi are signs of the changes taking place in Myanmar, where the last year has seen significant economic and political reforms and new openness to the West. More ▸