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The Flor a Fountain at Fort, Mumbai, underwent restoration work between July 2017 and October 2018.(HT Photo)

3 Mumbai heritage structures win UNESCO awards for conservation

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 07:13 AM IST
The three structures from Mumbai are among four from India to bag the UNESCO awards. The fourth structure to have made it to the list of awardees is the Vikram Sarabhai Library at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad.
A glass panel at the University of Mumbai’s convocation hall.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)
A glass panel at the University of Mumbai’s convocation hall.(Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

This former English prof now specialises in restoring heritage stained glass

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 04:39 PM IST
It’s delicate, intricate work. Few know how to do it. Find out how Swati Chandgadkar and her team restore coloured glass over 100 years old, across Mumbai, Goa, Chennai and Singapore.
The newly restored Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue at Fort in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
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
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