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learning in Israel and work as doctors, laboratory assistants, scientists and
teachers. They retain great affection for their homeland, India, and continue
to cultivate ties with their friends and former neighbours in Kerala. (©
Prof. Shalva Weil is a specialist on the Jews of India and editor of "India's
Jewish Heritage: Ritual, Art and Life Cycle," Mumbai, Marg, 2002, 2nd
edition 2004. She is founding Chairperson (with Zubin Mehta as President)
of the Israel India Cultural Association.
Clockwise from top: Yitzchak Avraham, Moshe Mordechai, and
Eliahu (Sharett) Avraham. [Photos ©Dr. Shalva Weil, 2005 ]