Title: India’s Bene Israel: A Comprehensive Inquiry and Sourcebook
Author: Shirley Berry Isenberg
Published: June 1989
Country Published: USA
Publisher: Judah L Magnes Museum
ISBN-10: 0943376270
ISBN-13: 978-0943376271


A thorough scholarly study of the largest of India’s three major Jewish communities. What began for the author as an anthropological work expanded to include a clear exposition of the Indian environment and of the history fo the community. The Bene Israel were largely in the area of Bombay and in the adjacent Kolaba disctrict along the western coast of India. A thriving community that peaked in the 1940s the Bene Israel are now a very small remnant.

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