Up until India's independence in 1947, there was once a large Jewish community in Kolkata. Known as "Baghdadi Jews," they came from present-day Iraq and Syria in the late 18th Century.Today, this Jewish world is vanishing. Out of the...
They say they are the descendants of an ancient tribe of Jews exiled from the land of Israel almost 3,000 years ago. In India's remote Manipur state, this 'lost' tribe has lived for generations, adopting Judaism once again in...
Synagogue at Jew Street in Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala.
Located in Kochi, Kerala, the Jewish Synagogue is floored with beautifully painted Chinese tiles. No two tiles resemble each other. Built in 1568 by the prosperous Jewish trading community, its interiors are decorated with Belgian chandeliers and grand lighting....
Jewish Cemetery at Kochi in Kerala.
As CBN News reports, some Jews are now returning from the world's two most populous nations China and India. .. The Christian Broadcasting Network CBN http://www.cbn.com
Sadia Shepard grew up in the Muslim faith. She later discovered that her grandmother was Jewish, a rare thing in India. In an effort to uncover her heritage, Sadia returned to India to find the Jewish tribe of her...
A small Jewish community living in the Indian city of Bombay is learning to come to terms with its shrinking population. The community's numbers are dwindling fast, as most of the young Jews have migrated to Israel. But for the older...
Documentary footage made by anthropologist David Mandelbaum in September, 1937. David Goodman Mandelbaum (1911-1987), who taught at the University of California, Berkeley from 1946 until his retirement in 1978, was one of the first cultural anthropologists to undertake ethnographic research...
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