Video Page: Baghdadian Jews of Bombay

Mumbai Book Launch

Mrs. Rachel Manasseh speaks about her important major work, Baghdadian Jews of Bombay


Mr. Solomon Sopher, Chairman and Managing Trustee of the Sir Jacob Sassoon Trusts, welcomes the large crowd and introduces Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe and Dr Sara Manasseh


Dr Sara Manasseh welcomes the esteemed guests and provides background to the publication, prior to her slideshow presentation of her mother’s book, Baghdadian Jews of Bombay.


Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe speaks about his childhood recollections of Bombay (now Mumbai), and his mother’s book.


Mr. Vivekanand Ajgaonkar, President of the David Sassoon Library, welcomes the large gathering and provides valuable information about the David Sassoon Library and Mrs. Rachel Manasseh.


The Consul General of Israel, Mr. Brett Jonathon Miller, congratiulates Mrs. Rachel Manasseh on her lifetime achievement and contribution to the history of the Jewish people, with her masterpiece: Baghdadian Jews of Bombay.