Pictured from Left to Right: Pesach Osina, Simcha Musheyev, Ilya Mordukhaev, Yaniv Meirov, Rabbi Yeruchim Silber, Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Rabbi Shai Markowitz, Rabbi Avishai Meir, Rabbi Ilan Meirov, David Mordukhaev

The Alliance and Agudath Israel meet in Forest Hills.
Unified communities will bring results

Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Rabbi Yeruchim Silber, Shai Markowitz (Director, Lefkowitz Leadership Initiative) share the many programs and ideas of the Agudath Israel to help better empower the Bukharian community.

The Alliance of Bukharian Americans (ABA) met with leadership from the Agudath Israel of American to increase the bond within the Bukharian community and the Agudah. During the meeting, there was discussion of collaborating efforts in advocating for kosher meals within public schools and bringing job placement programs to the community, amongst many others.

The ABA Mission Statement is to unify the Bukharian American Community while providing the highest level of representation for our constituents with Local, State and Federal elected officials, and ensuring that the welfare and security of the State of Israel is not compromised.

Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel (Executive VP of Agudath Israel of America) and Rabbi Yeruchim Silber (Director, New York Government Relations of the Agudath Israel of America) gives opening remarks.

Alliance of Bukharian Americans Leadership Team: Jacob Babadzhanov (Fresh Meadows Liaison); Meir Babayev (Jamaica Estate Liaison); Ilan Elishayev (Forest Hills Liaison); David Koptiev (Forest Hills Liaison); Rabbi Avishai Meir (Kew Gardens Liaison); Yaniv Meirov (Kew Gardens Hills Liaison); David Mordukhaev (Rego Park Liaison); Ilya Mordukhaev (Fresh Meadows Liaison); Simcha Musheyev (Forest Hills Liaison); Rabbi Refael Ribacoff (Long Island Liaison); Benjamin Shamsiev (Jamaica Estate Liaison)