Jew (Yahudi) Few speak hebrew (5); all speak Dari (I/E) and/or Pashto (l/
Several thousand living in Kabul, Qandahar, Herat, as merchants,. traders, and
moneylenders. Several hundred went to Israel, but most subsequently returned.
Evidence of early Jewish contacts (Ca. 5th. century A.D.) with Afghan area
recently discovered (Bruno, 1963; Gnoli, 1962; Rapp, 1965). Basic physical