One of Afghanistan’s two known remaining Jews died. Yitzhak Levi succumbed to complications from diabetes in Kabul last week at age 80. His death leaves only one Jew in Afghanistan, Zebulon Simentov. Levi’s family, which lives in Israel, is hoping to take his remains for burial in Israel.
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.