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Providing a Jewish connection in Taiwan

Dan Fellner | Special to Jewish News | Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 8:34 am

When you’re the only full-time rabbi in a relatively small and isolated Jewish community – like that found on the Asian island of Taiwan – you’re expected to do much more than lead religious services.

Among the many duties performed by Rabbi Shlomi Tabib, director of the Taipei Jewish Center, are hand-delivering kosher food to visiting Israeli Knesset members, leading a weekly discussion group on Jewish-related topics and working with the Taiwan minister of education to develop Holocaust education in the local schools.

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