,The Last Jews in India and Burma

The Last Jews in India and Burma


Publication Date: April 1988

Publisher: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Author(s): Ellen S. Goldberg; Nathan Katz

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: History; Culture; Mizrahi Jews; International Relations

Type: Other

Coverage: Burma India


The authors discuss the histories and declines of shrinking Jewish communities in India and Burma, which, they assert, will disappear within this generation. Communities discussed include Cochin Jews, the Bene Israel, Mughal Courtiers, Portuguese Marranos, and Baghdadi Jews, Ashkenazi Jews in India, and Tribal Jews.