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  • 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...