Scenes from East Asia to the Middle East
Spring 07 Main page

Singapore

Penang, Malaysia

Phuket, Thailand

Cochin, India

Mumbai, India

Jewish India

Muscat, Oman

Dubai, UAE

Carmel Forest, Israel

Jerusalem

Indian sites of Jewish Interest

1- Cochin
According to tradition, a community has existed in South India for perhaps 2000 years.
Most left for Israel soon after it was established. About 13 families remain in Cochin.

 
..............Outside the Paradesi Synagogue.(The only active one)
No pictures inside-it was Saturday (there weren't enough of us to make a minyan)
...........Hebrew Clock in Synagogue tower

 

..........Street signs in two different Cochin Neighborhoods

 

 

......er.Former Synagogue - Now a tropical fish shop
.e.Is .Is .Is .Is .Is .Is r.Inside Being Restored - Sort of ..... ..
An old scroll holder in the Ark

 

2. Mumbai (click for more information)

.........r.One of several active Mumbai synagogues

 

Spring 07 Main page

Singapore

Penang, Malaysia

Phuket, Thailand

Cochin, India

Mumbai, India

Jewish India

Muscat, Oman

Dubai, UAE

Carmel Forest, Israel

Jerusalem