Yemenite Jewish man making traditional gold and silver jewelry and decorations for the Torah, in Jerusalem. The goldsmith is Yossef Zadok, who learned this skill in Yemen and emigrated to Israel in 1949 with many other Yemenite Jews. Zadok is a ge
Photograph by Punam Bean A Jewish Yemenite Henna Ceremony is a tradition dating as far back as the Bronze Age. The bride-to-be is adorned with ornate jewelry and a headdress in the traditional style of wedding attire of Yemenite Jews. Via National
Notice how much black striping you see on this Yemenite tallit. The Chabad tallit also has a lot of black striping. Also note Yeminite tallits were made of linen not wool like eastern European Jewish community.
Image of Yemenite families escaping to Israel in Operation Magic Carpet. Yemen reintroduced an Islamic law requiring Jewish orphans under age 12 be forcibly converted to Islam. In 1947 Muslim rioters engaged in a bloody pogrom killing 82 Jews and d