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 RR-200 to RR-151

Call Number: RR-180


Yah From Yahweh to Trinity (Acrylic on Canvas)


M.P. Manoj, Rajagiri(2019)

Commissioned by



Call Number: RR-180a


Communication between Dr. Zacharias Thundy and Dr. Joseph J. Palackal on YAH

The Aramaic letters yodh-yeh Spell Aramaic word for God -yah. This  Symbol is a scribal abbreviation of the Name og God as revealed by Moses on Mount sinai (Exodus 3:14) Ancient Near Eastern scribes employed this symbol to indicate that the writing was of a sacred nature

Call Number: RR-180b


Yah  in India

Yah icon on the main altar of St. Peter's and St. Paul's Church, Elanji (Diocese of Pala)


Call Number: RR-179


(Jews from Iraq, Syria,Yemen and Afganistan who migrated to India)

Newspaper Clipping

Call Number: RR-178


Jewish Women's Songs from Kerala - Book and Audio CD

(Oh, Lovely Parrot!)


Barbara C. Johnson (2004)
(Jewish Music Research Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

  • Book and Audio CD
  • No. of Tracks - 43
  • Foreword - Edwin Seroussi.
  • Introduction and Notes - Barbara C. Johnson
  • Copyright - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Year of Publication - 2004
  • Related url - Jewish Music Research Center

Foreword by Edwin Seroussi. 12-page Introduction.

Call Number: RR-177


A Sixteenth-century manuscript about Kerala Jews from the collection of Jacob Cohen, Jew Town, Kochi

Dr. Joseph J. Palackal with Sarah and Jacob Cohen,
at their residence at Jew Town, Kochi. 16 October 1995

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Call Number: RR-176


Manuscript of Malayalam songs of Cochin Jews

Manuscript of Malayalam songs of Cochin Jews photocopied from the collection of Jacob and Sarah Cohan Jew Town, Cochin. Dt. 16 October 1995. Contains songs texts in Malayalam script for various occasions and celebrations, including weddings. The last two pages contain a note in English that indicates that the manuscript was prepared before the creation of the nation-state of Israel in 1948.

Above Photo : Dr. Joseph J. Palackal with Sarah and Jacob Cohen,
at their residence at Jew Town, Kochi. 16 October 1995.

See a related material: 008-016. "Wedding Songs of the Cochin Jews and Knanatie Christians of Kerala: A Study in Comparison." P. M. Jussay

Call Number: RR-175


Jews of  Kerala-field work Notes by Dr. Joseph J. palackal C.M.I (18 October 1995)

Field Report and notes (Dt. Oct 18,1995) by Dr. Joseph J. Palackal about Kerala Jews settled in Cochin.The report describes the customs and traditions followed by Jews settled in North Paravoor, Ernakulam.

Call Number: RR-174


Kerala and her Jews

A short history compiled from a Paper read by Mr. S.S. Koder before the Kerala History Association in 1965.

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Christian Musicological Society of India is an international forum for interdisciplinary research, discussion, and dissemination of knowledge, on the music, art and dance of about thirty million Christians in India, who belong to a diverse set of communities and linguistic groups and follow a variety of liturgical traditions some of which date back to the early Christian era. Founded in 1999 by Dr. Joseph J. Palackal CMI, the Society hopes that such researches will draw attention to the lesser known aspects of India in connection with the rest of the world.


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