The Jewish cemetery in Khartoum, Sudan. Continue reading for the gripping story of how this site came to be found and digitally documented and preserved by Diarna volunteers. According to an old Jewish legend, Moses spent forty of the years between his initial flight from Egypt and his eventual return to deliver the Israelites as a General and ultimately King in Kush, a territory due south of Egypt that is part of present-day Sudan. Moses was thus, arguably, the first Sudanese Jew. What may be surprising to some is that he was not the last.