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Saturday, February 15 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Masala Havdalah! The Jews of Bombay and Cochin

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Extend the fragrant spice of Shabbat with customs and songs from the Jews of Bombay and Cochin, and listen to the saga of lost tribes, shipwrecks and remote villages. We will make besamim sachets with Indian spices and enjoy a malida, a ritual of thanksgiving unique to the Bene Israel Jews of Bombay.

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Rahel Musleah

Through the vivid prism of her family’s story, Rahel Musleah introduces audiences to the distinctive heritage of the Jews of India and Iraq. The seventh generation of a Calcutta family, she traces her roots to seventeenth century Baghdad. Her multi-media slide, song, and story presentations... Read More →

Saturday February 15, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm EST