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Azerbaijan: A Shiite Nation Embraces Its Jews

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Azerbaijan: A Shiite Nation Embraces Its Jews – Rob Eshman (Los Angeles Jewish Journal)
   (Daily alert)

Azerbaijan is a former Soviet country of 9 million people on the Caspian Sea. A Shiite nation that borders Iran, Azerbaijan is Israel’s largest supplier of oil and a major purchaser of Israeli defense technology.

    About 4,000 people live in Red Village in northeast Azerbaijan, every one of them Jewish – an entirely Jewish town in an almost entirely Muslim country. 

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