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  • Indian court stays deportation of Israeli couple

    February 14, 2012 | 10:58 am

    An Indian court has stayed the deportation of an Israeli couple in the city of Kochi.

    The couple had claimed to be Chabad emissaries, but they are not official emissaries according to Chabad.org.

    The Kerala High Court on Tuesday issued a stay of the deportation of Shneor Zalman and...

  • 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...