Show Menu

01 Film Gallery

Films, documentaries and readings #1

Working in Calcutta

Aaron Harazi and Cyril Cohen speak of their working careers in the City.

A Virtual Tour of the Beth-El Synagogue.

Music from 'Hodu: Jewish Rhythms from Baghdad to India' by Rahel Musleah

Matzah Making in Calcutta:

The Jewish community used to make matzah on the grounds of the Beth-El Synagogue. This film describes how matzah-s were made towards the end of the Jewish sojourn.

Videographer: Raju Kapoor, Studio Foto Lite, McLeoud Street, Calcutta

School Days:

Aaron Harazi and Cyril Cohen speak of their schooling in Calcutta in the 30’s and 40's.

The Jewish Girls' School Then and Now:

Flower Silliman, a student in the thirties, Abeda Razeq, a student and current teacher, as well as a current student speak about their experience at the school. 

Cooking up a Storm:

Flower Silliman prepares a Calcutta Jewish meal

A Virtual Tour of the Maghen David Synagogue

Music from 'Hodu: Jewish Rhythms from Baghdad to India' by Rahel Musleah

Memories of Agarpara:

The B. N. Elias family employed many Jews in their businesses as well as non-Jews. Minati De speaks of what it was like for her family to work at National Tobacco and live as part of a Jewish community in Calcutta.