Black Jews of Cochin Settled on the Malabar Coast During King Solomon Times and After the Kingdom Split

Black Jews of Cochin Settled on the Malabar Coast During King Solomon Times and After the Kingdom Split

Source: India Virtual Jewish History Tour (Jewish Virtual Library) 2021 A.D. Esther 1:1 - "Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus, (this is Ahasuerus which reigned, from India even unto Ethiopia, over an hundred and seven and twenty provinces:)" Esther 8:9 - "Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, that is, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty…
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The Black Jews Were Planted In Malabar By Nebuchadnezzar

The Black Jews Were Planted In Malabar By Nebuchadnezzar

Source: The One Primeval Language Traced Experimentally Through Ancient Inscriptions in Alphabetic (Oxford University) 1854 "I would observe only, that the denomination Joud or Aioud is applied indiscriminately, in the East, to the whole Hebrew race; as we see, at the present day, in the instance of the Black and White Jews of Cochin. The fact, that the Hebrew rolls of Books of the Old Testament, still extant among the Black Jews of Malabar (as proved by an example now in my possession), written on sheets of red goat-skin, came to them from Cashmeer at once proves the existence of an…
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White Jews Came To Cochin AFTER The Black Jews

White Jews Came To Cochin AFTER The Black Jews

Source: Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London (Ethnological Society of London) 1861 - pg. 65 Throughout the book, the author finds himself trying to explain the occurrence of both black and white Jews. However, there is one paragraph in which he points out that the black Jews were in Cochin, India long before the white Jews. In the beginning of the paragraph, the author makes the following observation about the black Jews of Cochin: "On the other hand, the Jews of Portugal are very dark, whilst those who have been settled from very remote times in Cochin and the…
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