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One of Yemen's last remaining Jews has passed away

BDE: Yihyeh Ben-Yosef, one of Yemen's last remaining Jews, died last week.

The long history of Jews in Yemen (photo: Ms. Li/shutterstock)

Yihyeh Ben Yosef has passed away last week, and was buried on Thursday. He was one of the last Jews remaining in Yemen. Ben-Yosef chose to stay even as all of his community left the country he remained in the Arhab district. His was laid to rest by locals in the area.

The Houthis, an Iran backed terror group controlling much of Yemen banished 13 Jews from Yemen in 2021.

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