Genealogy is like a jigsaw puzzle, but you don't have the box top, so you don't know what the picture is supposed to look like. As you start putting the puzzle together, you realize some pieces are missing, and eventually you figure out that some of the pieces you started with don't actually belong to this puzzle. I'll help you discover the right pieces for your puzzle and assemble them into a picture of your family.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Jewish-Indian Haggadah Discovered at Garage Sale in England
bought at a garage sale by a University of Manchester historian. A copy of the Poona Haggadah is at the Library of Congress, but the copy just purchased may be the only one in the United Kingdom. The text in the haggadah is in both Hebrew and Marathi, the language spoken by the Marathi people of western and central India and the official language of the state of Maharashtra.
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