General Information - Kazakhstan Print
About 2,000 Jewish Kazakhs are Bukharian and Juhuro (Mountain Jews). Synagogues serve Jewish communities in Almaty (10,000 Jews) and Astana and Pavlodar. There are smaller communities in Karaganda, Chimkent, Semey, Kokchetav, Dzhambul, Uralsk, Aktyubinsk, and Petropavlovsk. Federation of Jewish Organizations in the CIS> [January 2010]