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Everyone Enjoying Some Israeli Folk Dance191 viewsAfter a brief lesson everyone jumps on the opportunity to dance at the Purim 2009 party at the Rego Park Jewish Center
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Dancers Line Up156 viewsLael introduces the dancers from Rang Nartan School of Dance at the Bollywood style Purim Party
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Romiel Daniel Explains the Customs of an Indian Jewish Wedding204 viewsRomiel at the podium speaks to the crowd about the Indian Jewish wedding ceremony at the JCC in Manhattan
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Holding a Malida Plate222 viewsDisplaying the Malida plate to all the attendees at the Indian Jewish Wedding staging at the JCC in Manhattan
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Lael Awaits His Bride245 viewsLael under the chuppa ready to meet his wife at the Indian Jewish wedding staging at the JCC in Manhattan
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Romiel and Noreen with Susan Lechter254 viewsRomiel and Noreen posing with Susan from the JCC in Manhattan. At the Indian Jewish Wedding staging.
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The Thane Jewish Cemetery258 viewsPhoto courtesy of Nissim Moses.
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Indian Hanukkiah154 viewsOne of the two Hanukkiahs that were lit at the Indian Jewish Hanukkah celebration at City Hall.

Photo contributed by Joe Moses.
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The Indian Jewish Congregation of USA receiving two Proclamations239 viewsThe Indian Jewish Congregation of USA and the Indian Jewish community as a whole receving two proclamations from the City of New York. Hanukkah 2006 celebration.

Photo contributed by Joe Moses.
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Rabbi Jonathan Glass at the Hanukkah 2006 Celebration240 viewsRabbi Jonathan Glass giving the invocation at the 2006 Hanukkah celebration presented by the Indian Jewish Congregation of USA and City Hall.

Photo contributed by Joe Moses.
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Romiel Daniel Giving a Presentation on the Jews of India and Hanukkah173 viewsRomiel Daniel, president of the Indian Jewish Congregation of USA, giving a presentation to a packed Council Chambers, City Hall.

Photo contributed by Joe Moses.
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Rabbi Akiva Glickman Performing Magic219 viewsRabbi Akiva Glickman performing his magic tricks for the kids and adult.
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Rabbi Akiva Glickman Performing Magic196 viewsRabbi Akiva Glickman performing magic for kids of all ages.
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Rabbi Akiva Glickman Performing Magic198 viewsA magic show with religious overtones is performed by Rabbi Akiva Glickman at the Simcha Torah celebration.
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Headstone at the Navgav Cemetery419 viewsA headstone at the Bene Israel cemetery in Navgav. The headstone is inscribed in both Hebrew and Marhati.

The writing on the headstone is (please send correction if necessary):

"Shmuel Benjamin Naogawkar (Nogokar?), passed away on Friday, May 1778"

Photo contributed by Eric Samson
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A Headstone at the Navgav Cemetery397 viewsA headstone at the over 2000 year old cemetery in Navgav.

The writing on the headstone is (please send correction if necessary):

"Moshe Ben Yosef Belkar, passed away away in 1748"

Photo contributed by Eric Samson
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