Indonesian Jewry

The first-ever Holocaust museum in southeast Asia highlights the tensions surrounding Jewish life in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies
Feb. 16 2022 12:01AM

“The Jews of the East.”

Blake Smith
April 25 2018 12:01AM

Threatened by rising intolerance.

Olivia Rondonuwu
May 2 2017 12:01AM

Jews first came to Indonesia from the Netherlands and South America. Many eventually converted to Christianity, although even many of these converts continued to maintain. . .

Tovia Singer
Jan. 7 2015 12:01AM

Last month, the oldest synagogue in Indonesia was reduced to rubble. Here, rare photographs, together with exclusive footage of the Jewish cemetery, recall what once was.

June 25 2013 6:20AM

The remnant of one of Indonesia’s oldest Jewish communities, Java's only synagogue was designated a heritage site in 2009. Now it has been destroyed.

Camelia Pasandaran
June 19 2013 12:00AM