9780827607408

Ruby of Cochin

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  • ISBN13:

    9780827607408

  • ISBN10:

    0827607407

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-04-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr

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Summary

The first book written by a Jewish woman from th Indian community of Cochin. Filled with rich descriptions of Jewish life that spans several centuries. Both a story of all the Jews of Cockin and the tale of one woman.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Transliteration and Notes xi
Ruby Daniel's Introduction xiii
Barbara Johnson's Iintroduction xv
PART I. THE LIFE STORY OF RUBY DANIEL
Stories from the Past, Told to Me by My Elders
3(20)
A Childhood in Jew Town
23(14)
Eager for Education
37(15)
Mysteries of Life and Death: A World of Dreams
52(9)
The Situation of Women in Cochin
61(8)
My Years in the Government Service
69(9)
The Time of World War II
78(11)
Farewell to Cochin
89(13)
Life in the Kibbutz
102(21)
PART II. THE PAMPERED JEWS OF MALABAR
More Tales from Cochin Jewish History
123(22)
PART III. OUR TUNES ARE VERY SACRED TO US: SONGS AND CELEBRATIONS OF THE COCHIN JEWS
Jewish Festivals in Cochin
145(29)
Births and Weddings
174(18)
Chronology of Important Events and Periods 192(1)
Supplement to Family Tree 193(2)
Glossary 195(5)
A Note on Caste in Kerala 200(1)
Annotated Bibliography: The Jews of India 201(6)
Index 207

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