The Bene Israel of Bombay
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The Bene Israel of Bombay a study of a Jewish community. by Schifra Strizower

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesPavilion series. Social anthropology
LC ClassificationsDS135.I6 S86 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4915326M
ISBN 100805234055
LC Control Number76148841

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Although the Bene Israel community of western India, the Baghdadi Jews of Bombay and Calcutta, and the Cochin Jews of the Malabar Coast form a tiny segment of the Indian population, their long-term residence within a vastly different culture has always made them the subject of much curiosity. India is perhaps the one country in the world where Jews have never been exposed to anti-Semitism, but 5/5(1). The original tradition, as related to Christian missionaries early in the 19 th century, is that the Bene Israel are the descendants of the survivors (seven men and seven women) of a shipwreck off the Konkan coast at Navgaon, about 26 miles south of ship was said to have come “from northern parts” and the date was “some sixteen to eighteen hundred years ago” (J. Wilson. Samuel Ezekiel Divekar, promoted in to the rank of Native Commandant, established the first Bene Israel synagogue in Bombay, in Encouraged by the success of this family, more Bene Israel enlisted with the British forces, some reaching the rank of Subedar Major, the highest military rank the Government of India bestowed on a native. Of all the Diaspora communities, the Jews of India are among the least known and most interesting. This readable study, full of vivid details of everyday life, looks in depth at the religious life of the Jewish community in Cochin, the Bene Israel from the remote Konkan coast near Bombay, and the Baghdadi Jews, who migrated to Indian port cities and flourished under the British s: 1.