01.03.2011 25.Adar l, 5771
Tiny Gambia community draws close to Judaism
As ‘evangelical Christians get closer to the Bible they become interested in Judaism,’ says ambassador.
A group of about 40 people in the West African country of Gambia has discovered an interest in Judaism, adopting some of its customs and even building a synagogue, an Israeli diplomat told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday.
Ambassador to Senegal Gideon Behar said that last week he had visited the unusual community located in the capital of Banjul that has taken upon itself to become better acquainted with the Mosaic faith….