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  • Mumbai synagogue celebrates 150th

    December 21, 2011 | 4:57 pm

    A synagogue in Mumbai, India, celebrated its 150th anniversary.

    The Magen David Synagogue in Byculla was built in 1861 by David Sassoon, who was the treasurer of Baghdad between 1817 and 1829 and the leader of the Jewish community in Bombay after Baghdadi Jews emigrated there.