Keeping the Jewish heritage alive in George Town

GEORGE TOWN: Former fighter pilot Abraham Jacobs may have left Penang nearly 40 years ago but he makes it a point to return to the island every year.

For the 90-year-old Baghdad-born Jew, the Penang Jewish Cemetery at Jalan Zainal Abidin here is a compulsory stop as it is the resting place of both his father and eldest son.

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