“I live in the Mellah, surrounded by more Arabs and Muslims than any other Jew in the world, but I feel more at home, more safe, here, than anywhere else I have lived….”

“…. there are other countries where you could live….would you move to one of those countries? “I’m 100% Moroccan. My ancestors have lived in Morocco for 2500 years…and [also from] the expulsion from Spain in 1492. No matter what anyone says, this is a Jewish land and my land…. Let […]

“Why did you move to Mumbai?”

“Why did you move to Mumbai?” “My community is literally dying. Most of them bedridden. My father was a shochet but now he has stopped. There are no young men. There is no minyan. I’m the second youngest Jew in my community…. There is no future for me in Cochin.” […]

“What do you remember about Jewish life here?”.. “..they are all gone – scattered around the world. I miss my friends.” – Calcutta, India

“I have watched over this synagogue for over sixty years. Inshallah, my son will continue to watch after it when I am gone. He will be the fifth generation of my family to do so.” “Why is it important for you to look after the synagogue?” “It is our Islamic […]

WHY DID YOU COME TO NEPAL?

“Why did you come to Nepal?” “I am a shliach of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Like every Lubavitcher kid, my dream in life was to be a shliach. My wife and I came to Nepal to give spiritual and physical sustenance to Jewish travelers. The Chabad House is their home away […]