Jew prays in Mbale

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A young Ugandan Jew prays at the new Stern Synagogue in Mbale. The synagogue, built largely with money donated by Americans, is a source of pride for Ugandan Jews, known locally as the Abayudaya. The small population of around 2,000 Ugandan Jews have tenaciously maintained their beliefs, despite the prejudice they suffer in a Christian-dominated country.

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