Jews and Judaism in Pakistan

Jews (Urdu: یہودی, "Yehudi") were a small religious group in Pakistan. According to the 1881 census, there were 153 Jews in Sindh province. By 1919, this figure had risen to about 650. By 1947 there were about 1,500 Jews living in Sindh with the majority residing in Karachi. Most of these Jews were Bene Israel and they lived as tradesmen, artisans, poets, philosophers and civil servants. Some Baghdadi Jews, Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews and Bukharan Jews could also be found.

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