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    The Queen
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    Mumbai, India

    The Holtzbergs and Rabbi Teitelbaum HYD

    #1150839
    Joseph
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    Ibtin, Israel

    Bedouin village

    #1150841
    CTLAWYER
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    Nagoya, Japan

    #1150842
    Geordie613
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    Ayagoz District, Kazakhstan.

    The district is served by Turkestan-Siberia Railway. Aktogay station, located within the district, is an important junction.

    #1150843
    CTLAWYER
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    Zabol, Iran

    The Iranians can have it. I’d not be chancing a trip there

    #1150844
    The Queen
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    Lod, Israel

    Where people have been known to kiss the ground upon arrival.

    #1150845
    Joseph
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    Damascus, Syria

    Almost 3,000 years of a Jewish community

    #1150846
    CTLAWYER
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    Seoul, South Korea

    The war has never ended, oh make that a ‘conflict’

    #1150847
    akuperma
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    Siberia

    #1150848
    Joseph
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    Lesozavodsk, Russia

    Founded 1924

    #1150849
    CTLAWYER
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    Karachi, Pakistan

    Financial Capital and largest City

    #1150850
    The Queen
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    Inuyama, Japan

    Take off your shoes before going indoors

    #1150851
    Geordie613
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    Aceh, Indonesia

    Where the spread of Islam in Indonesia began, and a key factor of the spread of Islam in Southeast Asia.

    #1150852
    Little Froggie
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    My home, Brooklyn.

    Where the word jungle was invented.

    #1150853
    CTLAWYER
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    Hokaido, Japan’s second largest island

    #1150854
    Geordie613
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    Oman,

    The only place I could think of in Asia that starts with an O.

    (and just to ‘bavorn’ the inevitable comments…) Oh man! Is that all you could come up with 🙂

    #1150855
    The Queen
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    New Delhi, India

    Was Princess Sarah Crew from New Delhi?

    #1150856
    shtusim
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    Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

    Birthplace of Marco Polo and home to thousands of Jewish refugees during WWII

    #1150857
    CTLAWYER
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    Delhi, India………

    Not the new one

    #1150858
    Geordie613
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    Objection to Samarkand. How does that follow on from New Delhi?

    CTL brought it back nicely though.

    Icheon, South Korea

    Home to Hynix, the world’s second largest memory chip maker

    #1150859
    CTLAWYER
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    Natrita, The airport and city that’s not so close to Tokyo, Japan

    #1150860
    The Queen
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    Aleppo, Syria

    Jewish settlement has continued uninterruptedly since Roman times

    #1150861
    CTLAWYER
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    Osaka, Japan

    Sorry Geordie here’s another

    #1150862
    Joseph
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    Aleppo’s Jewish community predate Roman times. It was founded after the first churban.

    #1150863
    Geordie613
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    Ahmedabad, India

    Largest city and former capital of Gujarat

    Thank you CTL, I knew there was another.

    #1150864
    CTLAWYER
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    Da Nang, used to be South..now just: Viet Nam

    The USA had a major Air Base there in the 1960s and early 70s.

    #1150865
    The Queen
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    Galle, Sri Lanka

    Galle was the ancient seaport of Tarshish,

    #1150866
    Geordie613
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    East Timor

    Became the first new sovereign state of the 21st century on 20 May 2002

    #1150868
    CTLAWYER
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    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    They don’t want us to visit

    #1150869
    The Queen
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    Herat, Afghanistan

    The third largest city in Afghanistan

    #1150870
    CTLAWYER
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    Tokyo, Japan

    Too many business trips there in the 80s

    #1150871
    CTLAWYER
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    Okinawa…………….

    Postiong my own follow up so Geordie613 won’t be frustrated

    #1150872
    Geordie613
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    VOID – but couldn’t resist posting for obvious reasons-29

    Tokyo, Japan

    The Capital of and largest city in Japan. Tokyo means Eastern capital.

    #1150873
    shtusim
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    Osan, South Korea. Has a VERY large US army base.

    #1150874
    apushatayid
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    Nah Trang Vietnam. Home to US Air force base during Vietnam war.

    #1150876
    shtusim
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    Guangzhou, China formerly known as Canton

    #1150877
    Geordie613
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    So many ‘O’s…

    Thank you CTL for being so considerate. Hope you’re bringing your laptop to sheva brochos so you can keep up to date.

    #1150878
    CTLAWYER
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    Ulan Bator, Capital of Mongolia

    a childhood friend was posted to the US Embassy there.

    #1150879
    The Queen
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    Riffa, Bahrain

    Formerly known as Ruffin in English

    #1150880
    CTLAWYER
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    Agra, India

    Take your choice, they both end with an A

    Home of the Taj Mahal

    #1150881
    Geordie613
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    Ararat, Armenia

    Founded in 1920 as Davalu, and renamed Ararat in 1947, after the nearby biblical Mountains of Ararat

    #1150882
    CTLAWYER
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    Ankara, Turkey

    Bombers delight

    #1150883
    The Queen
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    Ashdod, Israel

    I’ve got family there

    #1150884
    CTLAWYER
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    Doha…capital of Qatar

    They don’t want us there, either

    #1150885
    Sam2
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    The Queen: Incorrect. There are no Jews left in Aleppo. The last dozen or so were rescued in an operation about 6 months ago.

    #1150886
    The Queen
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    Correction heeded.

    Joseph didn’t like the beginning and Sam doesn’t like the ending of that comment.

    I’ll try again:

    Aleppo, Syria

    Where yidden resided for centuries.

    #1150887
    CTLAWYER
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    Since Geordie613 can’t stand Os

    Ob River, Siberia

    empties into the Gulf of Ob

    #1150888
    The Queen
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    Rize, Turkey

    On the black sea

    #1150889
    ☕ DaasYochid ☕
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    I like rice and turkey. On Pesach we use mashed potatoes instead.

    #1150890
    CTLAWYER
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    English Bazar, India

    No it’s not a marketplace it’s a city in West Bengal

    Hareidim will approve because it was the first place in India to establish a women’court……

    DY…Mashed Potatoes and Turkey sounds like Thanksgiving and there’s another thread about that controversy

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