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Jewish Yemenite Henna Ceremony.. Photograph by Punam Bean - A Jewish Yemenite Henna Ceremony is a tradition dating as far back as the Bronze Age. The bride-to-be is adorned with ornate jewelry and a headdress in the traditional style of wedding attire of Yemenite Jews.

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yemenite jews | Yemenite Jews | Bible Discovered

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Yemenite Jew in Mahane Yehuda market, Jerusalem, Israel | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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Yemenite Jewish man making traditional gold and silver jewelry and decorations for the Torah, in Jerusalem. The goldsmith is Yossef Zadok, who learned this skill in Yemen and emigrated to Israel in 1949 with many other Yemenite Jews. Mr. Zadok is a 5th generation goldsmith.

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A Habbani Jewish couple, married in Israel after their 'aliya, mid-20th century. Note the traditional henna and jewelry paired with the Western clothing.

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Yemenite Jews. A few hundred Jews still live in Yemen despite temptations to leave the impoverished country, but recent threats by rebels from the Zaidi minority are driving some from their homes.

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Jews at the Kotel (circa 1900). Note the Yemenite Jew at the right, probably an immigrant from the 1880s

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Yemenite Jewish bride, in characteristic Yemenite Jewish hood. How to Cover: A Head-Covering Blog: Yemen

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Group of Yemenite jews, Palestine

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from WSJ

When the Arab Jews Fled

A group of Yemenite Jews, newly arrived to Lod, Israel, in 1948 after being airlifted en masse.

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