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Peoples of Russia: The Mountain Jews

For centuries, the Caucasus has harbored a multitude of people, languages and customs. Nalchik is the capital of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria in the Northern Caucasus and home town for the Mountain Jews. They are one of Russia’s most enigmatic peoples. Their culture is made from a mixture of Jewish and Caucasian elements and filled with rituals. You’ll figure out their life and ancient customs in the next installment of “Peoples of Russia” documentary series.

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