How a young man from a village in northeast India, convinced of his hidden Jewish roots, moved his family to Israel, became an Orthodox rabbi, and turned into a national hero.
Local Muslims and Hindus even attend Jewish schools and learn Hebrew songs.
Most likely, Jewish men from the Middle East came to India and married local women.
One of the city’s last Jews has made it his mission.
The Bene Israel of Alibaug.
How Jews helped start India’s film industry.
The shrinking Jewish community depends on the kindness of Muslims.
They trace their history to the time of King Solomon.
The Bene Israel have lived in western India for over 900 years. The film Next Year in Bombay, written and produced by Jonas Parienté and. . .
The synagogue in India’s capital city remains active, although the Jewish community there has dwindled to about 40 members. Although New Delhi, unlike Mumbai or. . .
Jews and Muslims have lived together in the Indian subcontinent for many centuries, and have often had close ties. India’s only Hebrew scribe, for instance,. . .