The Jews of India. Exhibit. A Selection of Books, Documents, Manuscripts, Ceremonial Objects, Textiles, Gathered from the Historic Communities of Indian Jewry, Brought to the United States for Preservation through the Efforts of the Magnes Museum, the Jewish Museum of the West

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Editor & Curator

Ruth Eis.


Berkeley, Calif., USA, 1969. Booklet, 14 pp., illustrations: 4 b&w, 21.6 × 17.8 cm. English.


Museum catalog, no. 2


Judah L. Magnes Museum (1 May–29 August 1969)


Exhibition presented one year after the 400th-anniversary celebration of the Paradesi Synagogue of Cochin. Partial listing according to object type or material. Brief descriptions. Exhibits also included a series of contemporary paintings of historical events in Cochin, prepared for the anniversary. 71 items, 12 paintings.

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AmuletsCochinCostumeElijah’s chairHanukkah lampsKetubbotMezuzah casesParadesi Synagogue, CochinScrolls of Esther, casesShabbat lampsShiviti plaques, paperSynagogues, IndiaTorah Arks

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