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Pakistan’s ‘Last Jew’ Works to Save Local Cemetery

Gate outside a Jewish Cemetery. Photo: wiki commons.

The Guardian – There are few clues as to the identity of the last Pakistani Jew to be buried in Karachi. A heart-shaped piece of marble set into a slab of rough concrete in the city’s Jewish cemetery in February 1983 has none of the detail or Hebrew script of the more elaborate tombs built a century earlier, when Jews were a self-confident minority in a country where they are now often demonised.

“In loving memory of darling sweet Dorothy, left me suddenly her soul rest in peace,” is the extent of the inscription. It marks the end of a community.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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