HISTORY AND COMMUNITY Jews from Iraq, Iran and India settled in Bahrain in the late 19th century and became active in commerce and handicrafts. In 1947 there were anti-Semitic disturbances in which one Jew was killed and several injured. On holidays religious services are conducted in a private home, and the Jewish community maintains its own burial ground. KOSHER FOOD For up to date information on Kosher restaurants and locations please see the Shamash Kosher Database