- published: 24 Sep 2013
- views: 4698
Baku has undergone a radical upgrade in recent years, as befitting the self-confident capital of energy rich Azerbaijan. To discover the real Azerbaijan, you must leave the petro-dollar glamour of Baku behind and head for the hills, where the world's last surviving Jewish shtetl stands as testament to a local tradition of religious tolerance which has few parallels across the Muslim world.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mrs Sara Netanyahu meet with the Jewish Community in Azerbaijan ראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו ורעייתו שרה במפגש עם הקהילה היהודית באזרבייג'ן בבית הספר היהודי של חב"ד "אור אבנר". וידאו: עומר מירון, לע"מ סאונד: ניר שרף, לע"מ
Wow, Sorry this took so long, I'm back from Finland and FINALLY finished the AZERBAIJAN video. I talked to a lot of Azerbaijani subscribers who helped me with this video, and hopefully it's okay. http://facebook.com/GeographyNowFanpage http://instagram.com/Paulbarbato http://twitter.com/GeographyNow Become a patron! Donate anything and Get exclusive behind the scenes footage! All profits go towards helping me pay my rent so I can focus more of doing GN videos. Go to: http://patreon.com/GeographyNow
The photography community in Baku, Azerbaijan -Street photography at the old city of baku - Photage and editing by Mohamed Elnaggary
The number of protests in Azerbaijan for the freedom to wear the hijab is growing, as are the questions surrounding those demonstrations—like who is behind them? The hijab, or headscarf, was banned in public schools by the Ministry of Education in 2010, and protests against the ban became violent in October, 2012. Some protestors were armed with wooden polls, and Azerbaijani police say dozens were detained after resisting arrest. Critics of the regime are suspicious, however, and accuse the government of using the hijab controversy to manipulate Western governments' fear that a radical Islamic state will emerge if democratic change comes to Azerbaijan.
http://www.euronews.com/ The Caucasus region is a crossroads of more than 50 ethnic groups and a variety of religious beliefs. Many of these populations have inhabited the region since ancient times. The World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue is currently being held in Baku, Azerbaijan. An event where religious and opinion leaders have gathered to discuss problems relating to the relationship between different cultures and religions. Azerbaijan is one example of this Caucasian cultural mosaic, where Ethnic and religious coexistence is a major concern. Rev Canon Alistair Macdonald-Radcliff from the Anglican Church explained: "There is a lot of tension that we capture when we look at the globalisation and whether the homogenization of the global culture is something that is challenging and...
Zaur From Azerbaijan ! :)
🇷🇴 / ☾☆? 🇷🇴 / ☾☆? 🇷🇴 / ☾☆?
On November 14, the Day of Ashura was celebrated by the Shiite Muslims of Azerbaijan. Traditionally one of the most crowded mourning ceremonies was held at the Nardaran Shrine - a sacred place where Rahima Khanum, a daughter of Musa Kazym, one of the imams most respected by Shiite Muslims, is buried. For details, see: http://eng.kavkaz-uzel.ru/articles/26546/
Video story for Chai-Khana by Nurlan Babazade You can read the whole article here: https://chai-khana.org/en/azerbaijan-being-bahai-despite-the-odds