Manashe Khaimov- The Bukharian Prince of Queens

Manashe is a fourth generation community organizer and informal Jewish educator. Manashe was born in a city along the Silk Road, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, where his ancestors lived for over 2000 years, which makes Manashe’s Jewish identity simultaneously Bukharian, Sephardic, Mizrahi, and Russian. He is an Adjunct Professor of Jewish Studies, with a specialty in the History and Culture of the Bukharian Jews at CUNY Queens. Manashe is also Director of Community Engagement and Development at Queens College Hillel. He is founder of the Bukharian Jewish Union Inc, and founder of The Jewish Silk Road Tours.

Sessions include: Who are Bukharian Jews? An Interactive discussion on the Bukharian Jewish Culture, Heritage and Life Cycle events and The untold story about Bukharian Jews during WWII: Movie

Read about Manashe’s work here https://www.timesledger.com/stories/2016/17/manashekhaimov_2016_04_22_q.html

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