Israeli Artist Explores His Erased Indian Jewish Heritage

Meydad Eliyahu’s researched the roots of the Cochin Jews, and found that his family’s history nearly vanished when they came to Israel. ‘It’s a reminder that something was once here,’ he tells Haaretz

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Ofir Hovav
Ofir Hovav

Through the decorated windows of Ramle’s Contemporary Art Center, you can see the domes of the city’s Great Mosque. Their green color filters through the glass, spreads across the main wall, flickers on certain items in the side room. Color constitutes a central motif in “Copper Wing,” the solo exhibition by Meydad Eliyahu that is on display there through October.

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