Located on the Silk Road, the city has long been a center of trade, scholarship, culture, and religion.During the golden age of the Samanids, Bukhara became a major intellectual center of the Islamic world, second only to Baghdad.From the 6th century CE, Turkic speakers gradually moved in.Its architecture and archaeological sites form one of the pillars of Central Asian history and art.The bleak and challenging history of the Jewish community under Soviet rule is well known. Raised in Samarkand, Rav Elyashiyov moved to Tashkent after his marriage.When most people think of the Russian Jewish community, however, they focus on the Ashkenazi communities of the western U. He and his wife raised their seven children in a traditional household.
Bukhara has been one of the main centres of world civilisation from its early days in 6th century BCE.
Humans have inhabited the region around Bukhara for at least five millennia, and the city has existed for half that time. One is "Madinat al Sufriya" meaning - "the copper city" and another is "Madinat Al Tujjar" meaning - "The city of Merchants".
The mother tongue of the majority of people of Bukhara is Persian. But, the name Bukhara is more known than all the other names.
In addition to helping bring Bukharan Jews to Israel, Rav Elyashiyov founded several schools, which he named Shaarei Torah institutions.
In Israel, he also started a kollel (an educational institute with paid Torah scholars) and a special school specifically for Bukharan immigrants.