Inside "Withered Roots" by Stuart Tower 1994
woman of Bukhara
Last page: from "Withered Roots: The Remants of Eastern European Jewry" by Stuart F. Tower
wanna buy a duck?
Tsentralnaya sreet, Bukhara
Bukharan young beauty and Stu, with local headcovering
Two 'Mericans..Judy and Arlene
Jew of Samarkand, Russian Army vet and Stu
An ass of Samarkand
Nah, skip it
Marx brothers welcoming us to Samarkand (Karl, Engles and Lenin)
American lady in Samarkand
Tamerlane and Tower
Judy and the men of Samarkand
Stu and the boyz of the 'hood
They liked Judy better!
Two guys and a gal, Samarkand
Samarkand sinagoga and the shamus
Uzbek SSR, from "Withered Roots" by Stuart Tower, 1994
Lenin Lives...Tashkent 1985
40th anniversary, end of WW II
Tashkent Crafts Museum
Tashkent 6-onion dome church
It's still Uzbek SSR..later named Uzbekistan
The sinagoga of Tashkent
The men of Tashkent...Before the Nazi's invaded in June 1941. 100's of thousands of refugees fled eastward. Many followed their factories which were moved en masse. After the war, most remained in Uzbek SSR.
The President invited us to carry torah's.
Stu and Norman Carabet
Taxi driver(Hershel Madel), invited us to his home for coffee after Simchat Torah services. Son, Artur, wife Ilena(at right)
Ilena, Stu and Artur
Norm meets his uncle and aunt, and their granddaughter in Tashskent. Norm's father hadn't seen his brother since 1919, in Czernovitz.
Ruvain Carabet...fled Czernowitz in 1941, ended up in Tashkent.
sinagoga entrance, Bukhara
SUZDAL USSR...Local Suzdal-ians
All scenes of Suzdal USSR, about 80 kms. from Moskva
Snow cover, October
16th century wooden church
First of many
Footbridge, lodgings to downtown Suzdal
Crashing a wedding en route to Suzdal
stealing a KGB truck...en route to Suzdal
KGB officer(?), night train to Novgorod