Mumbai Jews

For many centuries Jewish communities have flourished and lived in India, coexisting with the many other religions that make up the texture of Indian society.

Unlike other countries where Jews felt discriminated and feared for their safety, India provided their Jews with economic stability, opportunities and freedom of religion. For these reasons, India’s Jewish communities still flourish to this day, and Jews have been instrumental in creating modern India.

The film explores Mumbai and Pune’s magnificent architecture and cultural heritage through the eyes of Indian born professor Shaul Sapir, meet members of the existing Jewish community of Mumbai, and film their unique ways and traditions.

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