Jewish people and their customs on the pictures below. Russia: The Mountain Jews, or Jews of the Caucasus
Quba (Kuba), Azerbaijan
Russia Jewish family - Quba (Kuba), Azerbaijan
Russia Jewish Girl - Quba (Kuba), Azerbaijan
Russia Jewish Man - Jew from the Caucasus
The Mountain Jews, or Jews of the Caucasus
Qırmızı Qəsəbə (trans: Gyrmyzy Gasaba, Russian: Красная Слобода, Krasnaya Sloboda, English: Red Town) is a village and municipality in Quba District of Azerbaijan. It has a population of 3,598 and is believed to be the world's only all-Jewish.
Sloboda, around the city of Kuba in the highlands of northern Azerbaijan.
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"The Jewish Valley"[WIKI]
By the early 17th century, Mountain Jews formed many small settlements throughout mountain valleys of Dagestan One valley, located 10 km south of Derbent, close to the shore of theCaspian Sea, was predominantly populated by Mountain Jews. Their Muslim neighbors called this area "Jewish Valley." The Jewish Valley grew to be a semi-independent Jewish state, with its spiritual and political center located in its largest settlement of Aba-Sava (1630-1800). The valley prospered until the end of the 18th century, when its settlements were brutally destroyed in the war between Sheikh-Ali-Khan, who swore in loyalty to Russian Empire, and Surkhai-Khan, the ruler of Kumukh. Many Mountain Jews were slaughtered, with survivors escaping to Derbent where they received the protection of Fatali Khan, the ruler of Quba Khanate.
All the above are classic examples of the Jewish People life in Russia - The Mountain Jews, or Jews of the Caucasus.
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