The last Jew in Kabul

I thought Kabul’s last Jew has left the country for Israel, but there is a recent Reuters report in Jerusalem Post about the famous Whiskey-addicted “Yehud” who still lives in Kabul.

He is now a touristic destination in the city thanks to the worldwide fame he gained through the media. There is even a play produced in Philadelphia called Two Jews Walk into a War, about him and his late friend in Kabul who died in 2005; the play is a comedy and includes some Jewish jokes and a dramatic account of life in Afghanistan in the shadow of outside dangers and personal rivalries. This is the trailer:

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