A delegation of seven U.S. Jews were greeted with royal pomp in India. The royal family of Cochin, India, received the group of Jews in their palace after a formal greeting that included a caparisoned elephant. The Jewish group came with a message from B’nai B’rith International that expressed appreciation to the Indians for their support. The community has had a Jewish presence for a long time.
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