This ketubbah blends visual motifs found across the Jewish Diaspora—a crown, symbolizing the Torah, and the rampant lions of Judah—with the depiction of ten parrots, birds celebrated in southern Indian poetry and folklore.
Western wall of Paradesi synagogue in Kochi, Kerala, South India. It is the oldest functional synagogue of the Commonwealth of Nations, and is the synagogue of the Mizrahi Cochin Jews (also called Malabar Jews).
Yes, I do believe that it is. It has always been here though? I have been on a break (see post) for personal reasons, but everything should be getting back to normal. Koichi for your question ❤