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An Indian Jew shares her Hanukkah traditions
New video from Sarah Aroeste celebrates Sephardic & Indian Simchat Torah traditions.
An Indian orphan finds a home in a Jewish family and community
While there are now several books on the Bene Israeli and Baghdadi Jewish heritage of Mumbai that are more extensive in terms of research and even visual documentation, Robbins and Sohoni’s Jewish Heritage of the Deccan: Mumbai, The Northern Konkan and Pune combines luminous photography and brief commentary.
Their numbers are dwindling in a seaside town that once gave them refuge—but their culture remains.
India’s small but significant Jewish community stands out for its own reason. What makes them unique is their ability to mingle themselves into the local culture and still retain their own identity.
Israeli State Panel Proposes Special Status for 'Jew-ish' non-Jews - Letting Them Stay Longer in Israel
New move to recognize people with Jewish roots, emerging communities and groups of Crypto-Jews, is meant to allow them to explore their Jewish heritage and learn about Israel
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu replicas of two sets of relics from Kerala, regarded as key artifacts of the long Jewish history in India.
Some 6,000 Indian Jews live in the country, which has been home to the community for the past 2,000 years. Jews are spread across cities in West Bengal, Maharashtra, Kerala and Gujarat, and Delhi.