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.
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
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
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.