The wedding of Sarah Cohen. At 93, she is Cochin's oldest Jew. Courtesy of Sarah Cohen

Only 26 Jews Left in This Indian City — and They Still Can’t Get Along

The Jewish community of Cochin faces a dwindling population, neglected synagogues and cemeteries, and internal conflict that dates back centuries.

KERALA, INDIA – Cochin, a large port city in southwest India, boasts not one but two streets named “Jew.” There is the trinket-lined Jew Street in the pretty, touristy Mattancherry neighborhood, known by some...

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