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Oğuz, Bartashen, Vartashen, Vartashin, Vartaşen. 41°04' N 47°28' E, 135.1 miles WNW of Bakı

"They are primarily agricultural and hurry to offer their fresh nuts of many varieties. They have a renovated synagogue, with a section devoted to a Hebrew school. On the synagogue's lawn stands a large stone Magen David. On the roads leading to and from Oguz can occasionally be seen men in the typical Caucasus garb-baggy black pants and vest, white shirts, pillbox hats." Source: Hadassah Magazine October 1999 For a copy of the article contact Dorothy Silfen, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [September 2002]

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