Friday, September 15, 2006

decorated window in Cochin

Picture is courtesy of "williewonker" who published it on Flickr.
Cochin Jews say they settled there after the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in 70ce. Some sources suggest they came even earlier, with King Solomon’s fleet. It could have been significant for the history of the Star of David if there were found any artifacts from these times, but all the Stars of David that one can see there today are modern, like the one in this photo...

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