Gulf Jews hold first Selihot service

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities  has headed back to its Sephardi roots by holding its  first Selihot service in the run up to the High Holidays. The Jerusalem Post reports: 
For the first time, the Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC), the people-to-people network of Jewish communities from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that are developing Jewish life in the region will hold a joint Selichot event.
This will be the first event of its kind in the region. The countries include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates.
The AGJC  livestreamed an authentic Sephardic service in August featuring special guest hazzanim. 

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