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  • For India’s Jews, sense of security is shattered

    December 5, 2008 | 6:32 pm

    MUMBAI, India (JTA) - The Colaba neighborhood that surrounds the modern apartment block where terrorists last week murdered a Chabad-Lubavitch couple and four other Jews has begun to return to normal.

    The maze of dusty alleyways that surround the now infamous building, Nariman House,...

  • VIDEO: Bnai Menashe— one of the Ten Lost Tribes—come home to Israel

    January 17, 2008 | 10:13 pm

    They wandered for 2700 years, but now 200 Indian Jews, Bnai Menashe—remnants of one of the Lost Tribes—have come home to Israel.

  • The Last Jews of Kochi

    By Joshua Newton

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Johnny Hallegua hates cameras.

    He swishes his arm across the lens and shoos away a wide-eyed tourist. Johnny just doesn't like to be looked upon by the visitors as a leftover of the Jewish presence in Kochi (Cochin), India. "They come here and flash lenses and stare at us with...