Hindus have been the most tolerant and accepting of people fleeing their homelands.
There were two synagogues in Mattancherry – one belonged to the white Jews while the oldest one belonged to the Black Jews.
The Jews in this region of Kerala go by different names: Paradesi, Malabari, Baghdadi, Cochin, Indian. But time is quietly claiming this ancient community.
The Baghdadi Jews in India: Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities and Creating Super-Diversity (Routledge South Asian Religion Series)
This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained independence in 1947.
Recipes for Indian Jewish Brunch
A memoir of an American Jewish Indian adoptee.
These Jews and Muslims are leading by example and prove that peace is not just a pipe dream by giving hope to rest of us striving for interfaith harmony.
Highlighting JDC involvement in repairing after the Kerala flood.
An Indian orphan finds a home in a Jewish family and community
With the cross-cultural charm of Bend It Like Beckham, this delightful debut novel is a classic coming-of-age story and young romance with universal appeal.
Opalka Gallery exhibits the work of Siona Benjamin, internationally acclaimed Jewish-Indian artist in Siona Benjamin: Beyond Borders
Mumbai is the city of dreams – this awareness makes every single civilian beam with pride. However, let’s stop and take a moment to consciously realize what it took to get to this point of development. It was with sweat and blood and communal contribution – much of which came from Mumbai’s minorities. One of which was and still is the small but eclectic Jewish Community.
MUMBAI, India — Jews in the Indian state of Maharashtra were granted minority status this week, a decision that was celebrated by local Jewish leaders, though they said they were still trying to grasp the full range of benefits Jews might derive from the new status.