Category Archives: Media reports

The Times of India: Orta’s Old Goa garden

Panaji: Garcia da Orta, one of the most illustrious Jews to have lived in Goa in the 16th century is known for the city garden named after him, but few know about the one he laid in Old Goa. The … Continue reading

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The Navhind Times: Revealing Goa’s Jewish heritage

Ivar Fjeld , Goa Representative of Norway India Chamber of Commerce and Industry will release his new book ” Jewish Martyrs of Old Goa” on January 31 at a function organized at Taj Vivanta, that will also witness the release … Continue reading

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The Times of India: The Curca spring in Goa

Call to give Curca spring kiss of life grows louder. PANAJI: Neglect of Goa’s best constructed spring, Curca spring has saddened some villagers and others and pleas for the conservation of the pre-Portuguese site are gaining tempo with former director … Continue reading

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The Times of India: Siridao chapel could have Jewish history: Historian

SIRIDAO: The quaint architecture of the Jesus of Nazareth chapel at Siridao has remained shrouded in obscurity, but a few are convinced the unusual dome-shaped structure holds a key to evidence of pre-Portuguese Christianity and a multicultural society in the … Continue reading

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The Times of India: A Jewish past annihilated over time

PANAJI: The British preserved the urban heritage of the Jews in Bombay, but their counterpart’s legacy in Old Goa including ruins of their settlement have disappeared without a trace, Ivar Fjeld, a Norwegian writer said. The Times of India. Feb … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Post: 2008: The lost Jews of Goa

“On the ruins of an ancient church in the Old city of Goa, 400 miles south of Mumbai on the west cost of India, a carving of a double-headed eagle looks oddly out of place. Among its many intriguing details, … Continue reading

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The Navhind Times: São João feast deeply rooted in antisemitism

The feast of São João has its origin in the persecution of burning of Jews that took place during the Inquisition of Goa. The Navhind Times. June 25th, 2013: During the fest of São João, we can see the joy … Continue reading

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The Navhind Times: The Inquisition Bell

The “Bell of the Inquisition” called Goan’s to “acts of faith” when Jews and “New Christians” were bunt in Old Goa. The same bell call the parishioners for mass in the Panjim Church. The Navhind Times, 7th of July 2013. … Continue reading

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