First Jewish Wedding in 27 years

First Jewish Wedding in 27 years

  •   First Jewish Wedding in 27 years
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    On Sunday May 19th, the Jewish Community in Myanmar celebrated the first Jewish wedding in 27 years.
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    The meaningful and moving ceremony, handled by Rabbi Fox, took place in Yangon's Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue.
     
    The synagogue, built in the 19th century and the last surviving synagogue in Myanmar, has been maintained for generations by the Samuels family  that is committed to preserve  the remains of the once-vibrant Jewish Community.
     
    The Israeli Embassy in Yangon congratulates the newly-wed couple, Sammy Samuels (Aung Soe Lwin) and Zahava Elfhady(Ei Ei Phyo) and wish them success in returning the former glory of this once-vibrant Jewish community. 
     
    The wedding was attended by the Israeli ambassador to Myanmar H.E Hagay M.  Behar,  members of the local Jewish community and close friends, including overseas guests and representatives from the local authorities .
     






     
     
     
     
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