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Magen David Synagogue150
Posted By admin On January 7, 2012 @ 7:34 pm In | Comments Disabled
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 historical facts  and photographs of the occasion.
See a photo gallery here .
Mr. Solomon Sopher, President and Chairman of the Sir Jacob Sassoon Trusts and Sassoon Synagogues in Mumbai (Bombay and Pune (Poona), India, welcomes the capacity crowd at the 150th anniversary celebration of the Magen David Synagogue in Byculla, Mumbai, India.
Rabbi Menashe had the audience transfixed with his Hanukkah message.
Grand Rabbi Sinai Halberstam, from Brooklyn, NY, the Zhmigroder Rebbe, Rabbi of Beth Midrash Divrei Chaim, was a guest of honor at the 150th year celebration of the Magen David (Sassoon) Synagogue in Mumbai, India. Rabbi Halberstam gave a special blessing to the entire congregation.
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 historical facts: http://www.midrash.org/international/india/jewish-mumbai-bombay-india/baghdadian-jews-of-bombay
 photo gallery here: http://www.midrash.org/international/india/jewish-mumbai-bombay-india/magen-david-synagogue150/album
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