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Mumbai's iconic 'blue' Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue open to public, after year-long restoration
India

Mumbai's iconic 'blue' Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue open to public, after year-long restoration

An example of neo-Classical architecture, the Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue is home to beautiful stained glass panels and cast-brass lighting. Non-Jews will now be allowed to not just witness prayers here but also participate in them

101 Traces | The last Jews of Kolkata
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101 Traces | The last Jews of Kolkata

Everyone agrees that Kolkata is one of India's most beautiful cities. But not many know that a majority of the landmarks in the city were built not by the British, but by members of the Jewish community. Once a community several thousands strong, they are now down to just over 20 members.

Narendra Modi in Israel: Indian Jews hail PM's move to provide OCI cards despite army service
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Narendra Modi in Israel: Indian Jews hail PM's move to provide OCI cards despite army service

Indians in Israel, especially Jews, have expressed joy with Narendra Modi 'surpassing' their expectations in addressing some of their key concerns and making them feel proud of their roots

The Bene-Israel and Baghdadi Jews of India: A history of this minority community
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The Bene-Israel and Baghdadi Jews of India: A history of this minority community

The Bene-Israel and Baghdadi Jews of India made a huge contribution to the cities they lived in, Mumbai and Kolkata

Indian Jews: This little known minority community has a rich heritage
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Indian Jews: This little known minority community has a rich heritage

Indian Jews hold the distinction of being the only community of Jews in the world who throughout their two millennia long history on the Indian subcontinent have never faced any form of racial persecution