Thank you for the outpouring of love and respect that was shown to Rabbanith Ruth Menashe (Ruth bat Ahuva), 'a"h, at the Hespedim, and the Shib'ah in Yerushalayim and Great Neck, NY. The extraordinary and incomprehensible attendance and turnout was nothing short of humbling and a deep and meaningful tribute to our beloved Rabbanith Ruth.

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Jewish Mumbai (Bombay), India

Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue Restoration

Help preserve the Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue for future generations  As the second-oldest surviving synagogue in Mumbai, Keneseth Eliyahoo is the center of the city’s Jewish cultural and religious life. With its Victorian stained glass windows, rich Burmese teak staircases and furnishings, and Minton tile floors imported from Stoke-on-Trent in England, the synagogue is an important...

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Magen David Synagogue, Mumbai

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Magen David Synagogue150

 The Magen David Synagogue, Byculla, Mumbai (India)150th Year Celebration The Magen David Synagogue, which was built by David Sassoon and his family in Byculla, Bombay (now Mumbai), India, celebrated its 150th anniversary. It was a momentous occasion, with dignitaries from around the world who were present for the ceremonies. We are presenting (below) some of...

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Baghdadian Jews of Bombay

Historical Insight into the Baghdadian Jews of Bombay and the Sassoon Synagogues By Rabbi Ya'aqob Menashe Based on excerpts from the highly acclaimed book by M”I Mrs. Rachel Menashe, “The Baghdadian Jews in Bombay – Their Life and Achievements: A Personal and Historical Account”. More information may be found at http://www.BaghdadianJewsofBombay.com. In the early 19th...

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Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue 125, Mumbai

The 125th Anniversary Celebration of the Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue, Mumbai (Bombay), India. Address by the hakham, Rabbi Ya'aqob Menashe See the photo album here Watch the video by clicking the screen below, or download it to your computer from the bar on the right.   Rabbi Ya'aqob Menashe, addressed the capacity crowd at the Keneseth...

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Ben Ish Hai 100, in Mumbai

The 100th year commemoration of Morenu, Rabbenu, Hakham Yoseph Hayyim, 'a"h, The Ben Ish Hai on the grounds of the Maghen Dawid (Magen David Sassoon) Synagogue, Mumbai (Bombay), India. Address by the hakham, Rabbi Ya'aqob Menashe Rabbi Ya'aqob Menashe, addressed the capacity crowd on the grounds of the Magen David (Maghen Dawid)Sassoon Synagogue in Byculla,...

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Ohel David Synagogue 150

The Magen David Synagogue, which was built by David Sassoon and his family in Byculla, Bombay (now Mumbai), India, celebrated its 150th anniversary. It was a momentous occasion, with dignitaries from around the world who were present for the ceremonies. We are presenting (below) some of the addresses made on that night, as well as...

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Keneseth Eliyahu Synagogue, Mumbai, India
Keneseth Eliyahu Synagogue, Mumbai, India

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