Inside the secret world of Indonesia’s Jewish community Neha Banka

Inside the Secret World of Indonesia’s Jewish Community

What’s it like being Jewish in the world’s biggest Muslim country? For starters, the shul is concealed and members are not allowed to call Judaism their official religion

JAKARTA, Indonesia — About an hour’s drive from the city center on a low-traffic day, some of Indonesia’s small Jewish community gathers once a month to secretly pray on Shabbat.

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