Goa Portuguesa e India and Jews in India
Portugues influence in Indian Goa - Jewish presence in India through the years.
The Sassoon family was an Indian family of Iraqi Jewish descent and international renown, based in Mumbai, India. It was descended from the famous Ibn Shoshans, one of the richest families of medieval Spain. From the 18th century, the Sassoons were one of the wealthiest families in the world, with a merchant empire spanning the continent of Asia.
Sulochana (1907–1983), (real name Ruby Myers) was an Indian silent film star of Jewish ancestry, although it is unclear whether she descended from an Ashkenazi family, Bene Israeli family, or both. In her heyday she was one of the highest paid actresses of her time. She was awarded the 1973 Dada Saheb Phalke Award, India's highest award in cinema for lifetime achieveme