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The last six Jews of Cochin

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In a small neighbourhood in the South Indian city of Cochin, Kashmiri shopkeepers in Islamic dress stand in front of shops emblazoned with banners reading “Shalom!” Inside, Hindu statues and shawls vie for space with Jewish stars, menorahs and mezuzahs.Although this multiculturalism might seem strange, the majority-Hindu city is well known for its substantial Muslim and Christian populations. Continue Reading

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