The Baghdadi Jews in India:Maintaining Communities,Negotiating Identities & Creating Super-Diversity

Published on Apr 19, 2021
About the Book:
This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained independence in 1947.


Dr. Sara Manasseh, ethnomusicologist, founding director of the music ensemble

Dr. Jael Silliman, Curator of Jewish Calcutta, Author & Artist

Dr. Shalva Weil, Senior Researcher at the Seymour Fox School of Education at the
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Author)

Ms. Rony Yedidia Clein, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel (Moderator)


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