India's 'lost tribe' of Jews from Karishma Vyas on Vimeo. India’s ‘lost tribe’ of Jews look to Israel CHURACHANDPUR, India They say they are the descendants of an ancient tribe of Jews exiled from the land of Israel almost 3000 years ago....

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Up until India's independence in 1947, there was once a large Jewish community in Kolkata. Known as "Baghdadi Jews," they came from present-day Iraq and Syria in the late 18th Century.Today, this Jewish world is vanishing. Out of the...
A very important non-Jewish community that had an impact on the Bene Israel was the Christian missionaries. In the eighteenth century many Christian missionaries came to India. Some of them had anthropological interest in India. They began with their...
Sadia Shepard grew up in the Muslim faith. She later discovered that her grandmother was Jewish, a rare thing in India. In an effort to uncover her heritage, Sadia returned to India to find the Jewish tribe of her...
doing mitzvot and maasim tovim to bring the geula
AJC (American Jewish Comittee) head Rabbi David Rosen's views on Hindu-Jewish relationship. Three Hindu-Jewish summits held (2007-2009) Between 1) Chief Rabbinate of Israel 2) Dharma Acharya Sabha 3) And other inter-faith officials from Israel and India.
They say they are the descendants of an ancient tribe of Jews exiled from the land of Israel almost 3,000 years ago. In India's remote Manipur state, this 'lost' tribe has lived for generations, adopting Judaism once again in...
Muslim engraver Mohammad Abdul Yaseen serves the tiny Bene Israel or "Sons of Israel" community in Mumbai, whose origins in India go back about 2,000 years.