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the bene israeli jews have been in india for long before the birth of islam

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Submitted by sheena (India), Jan 15, 2009 at 13:24

the bene israeli jews have been in india for long before the birth of islam. The jews have lived here peacefully since centuries, so the statement about their being here only becuase of muslim rulers inviting them is factually incorrect. please see any history of indian jews on the internet, and look up the section on the "bene israeli" jewish people.

For eg, here's one link (there are many more):
http://www.jewsofindia.org/who_are_we.html

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