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INDIA, THE OLYMPICS AND THE JEWS. By Judd Sundelson , Grade 4, King David, VP. South Africa. Teacher: Morah Kareen. THERE ARE 81 INDIANS. PARTICIPATING IN THE LONDON. 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES. None of them are Jewish. The main areas of Jewish life in India.

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INDIA, THE OLYMPICS

AND

THE JEWS

By Judd Sundelson, Grade 4, King David, VP. South Africa. Teacher: MorahKareen.


THERE ARE 81 INDIANS

PARTICIPATING IN THE LONDON

2012 OLYMPIC GAMES

None of them are Jewish


The main areas of

Jewish life in India


JEWISH LIFE IN INDIAToday, most of the Indian Jews live in Mumbai.They have enjoyed religious freedom and prosperity.They are the smallest group of Jews outside Israel (in the Diaspora).They are mostly orthodox or Sephardic.



There are 5 native jewish communities in india
There are 5 native Jewish communities in India. culture of the Indian society.

1. The Cochin Jews- Arrived in India 2,500 years ago. Most were traders.

2. The Bene Israel –arrived about 2,100 years ago.

3. The Baghdadi Jews – Arrived about 250 years ago from Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Arab countries.

4. The BeneiMenashe – They claim descent from the tribe of Manasseh.

5. The BeneEphraim- A very small group from Teluga who only started observing Judaism from 1981


The oldest synagogue in india built 1567 pardesi synagogue of kochi
The oldest synagogue in India, built 1567 – culture of the Indian society.Pardesi Synagogue of Kochi


Interesting facts
INTERESTING facts culture of the Indian society.

1.There is no known anti – Semitism in India.

2. The only Kosher slaughtering is of chickens.

3. There are only about 5000 Jews left in India.

4. The Cochin Jewish community are the oldest Jewish community in the world.

5. BensiyonSongavkar is a well known Indian Jewish Cricketer.


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