Cochin Jew

ETHNONYMS: Cochinis, Malabar ("Black") Jews, Paradesi ("Foreign" or "White") Jews

See also Bene Israel


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User Contributions:

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Sassoon, Essie Dr., Menon Bala (2013). "Spice and Kosher: Exotic Cuisine of the Cochin Jews. Tamarind Tree Books, Toronto.

Mordechai, Shlomo (2014). "Order of Mourning in Cochin Jewish Tradition." (Bilingual - English & Hebrew). Tamarind Tree Books, Toronto.

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