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The newly restored Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue at Fort in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Dwindling Jewish population, migration making prayers tough in Mumbai synagogues

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Yesha Kotak
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 06:15 PM IST
For a synagogue, at least 10 male members of the community have to read the Torah together. Getting that many members, most staying in distant suburbs, together in south Mumbai, is not easy.
The Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue in Mumbai.(HT FILE)
The Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue in Mumbai.(HT FILE)

Jews in Mumbai find new ways to keep religious traditions alive

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 08:33 AM IST
In 2016, Maharashtra recognised Jews as a religious minority, but since the Indian census does not identify them as a distinct group, there is no data on their population
“If you haven’t been to Bombay, you might not believe that no-one takes an interest in anyone else,” Manto says in Bombay Stories.
“If you haven’t been to Bombay, you might not believe that no-one takes an interest in anyone else,” Manto says in Bombay Stories.

Mumbaiwale: Walking down Manto’s memory lanes

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 05:26 PM IST
Saw the movie? Read the books? Wondering how much of Saadat Hasan Manto’s Bombay still stands? Take a look
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