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Synagogue [October 2000]

http://www.bh.org.il/Communities/Archive/Cochin.asp [October 2000]

"When a Cochin Jew died, a handful of earth from Anjuv was placed in the coffin along with earth from Jerusalem" (Source: TV Parasuram) from The British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia (website - July 2008).

2090 Jewish Cochin photos and photos and history and history. [January 2010]

BOOKS: The Last Jews of Cochin, Jewish Identity in Hindu India; by Nathan Katz and Ellen S Goldberg; U. of South Carolina Press, 1993, 0872498476 and A History of the Jews of Cochin; J. B. Segal; 1993, Valentine Mitchell & Co. Ltd. London; 0853032521  [January 2010]

  • Veli CSI Cemetery: This White Jews' Cemetery originally excluded Black Jews. The liberal Gandhain mood in 1930s, plus fact that their cemetery was full, allowed Black Jews to use the cemetery, but only in the area against the wall. This was later relaxed. Source: The British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia (website - July 2008)
  • A few yards away from Synagogue Chennamangalam on Jew Street is a small concrete pillar into which is inset the tombstone of Sara Bat-Israel, dated 5336 (1576). Source: The Jewish Travel Guide . London: Jewish Chronicle, 1992. Source: Bernard Kouchel
  • Cemetery photo. [February 2010]
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