Synagogue near Cochin being renovated (Jerusalem Post)

The Jerusalem Post reports on the efforts to renovate a synagogue in Parur, Kerala (India), a location that many items in the Magnes Collection are from. 

Read more at http://www.jpost.com/JewishWorld/JewishNews/Article.aspx?id=176367

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Oil burning lamp for the Day of Atonement with Hebrew inscription in the Magnes Collection (dated 1670; Acc. no. 77.343 a-b). 


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