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Rybakov said 80 percent of those who get engaged keep the ritual of shirini huri, a party that includes eating sweets, Bukharian music, dress and dancing.Almost all celebrate the Passover seder with Bukharian Jewish songs, food, clothing and ritual.

Although Penkhasov keeps many traditions, his job prevents him from following his sisters’ lead. 10 (JTA) — David Abayev is a successful Manhattan accountant.He attended American schools, wears hip professional clothes, sips coffee at Starbucks, and speaks perfect English, with little indication that until 1991, he lived in Uzbekistan.This March the community will dedicate a new Jewish Community Center in Forest Hills, to house a synagogue, the Bukharian Jewish Congress, a group led by Israeli philanthropist Lev Leviev, himself a Bukhraian Jew, and other community organizations. “The way we grew up, the tradition’s not as important as it was for my grandmother or my mother,” said Nelya Mushiyeva, 23, who immigrated to the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens 12 years ago.The challenges of remaining a traditional Bukharian Jew in the U. Mushiyeva attended public school, wears brand-name jeans and speaks like an American.

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