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CLJL - Jews in India

Thursday, January 30, 2020 4 Shevat 5780

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Center for lifelong Jewish Learning
Jews in India

Led by Ann Samson
Thursdays | 6:30 pm

(January 23, 30 , February 6, 13, 20)

CBA Members - No charge | $18 Non-Members (for the whole series)

Born and raised in Bombay, India, in an observant Jewish home, Ann Samson immigrated with her husband to Toronto, Canada in 1966. Ann is a leading spokesperson for the India Jewish Community and has lectured extensively on the subject. Join Ann in this 4-part (or 5-part) series as she discusses the history & sociological structure, traditions & customs, rituals and foods of the Jewish community in India, as well as her own personal journey & transition of moving from India to Toronto and still maintaining a connection to her heritage. (Add on if we can add the movie: And in conclusion, viewing the film, Shalom Bollywood, a documentary on the involvement of Jews in the early years of the Indian film industry from the Baghdadi and Bene Israel Communities in Bombay.)

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