“Sweet Malida”: A Poetic Exploration of Bene Israel History, Food, and Identity
“Sweet Malida” is a mesmerizing exploration of the Bene Israel Jews of India.
Through poetry and short prose, the author delves into their rich history, showcasing their distinctive food, customs, and spiritual beliefs.
Discover their fascinating connection to Prophet Elijah, and journey through time as memories and traditions come alive.
Are you familiar with the Bene Israel Jews of India?
This ancient community has a unique story to tell.
Sweet Malida, a captivating collection of poems and short prose, takes you on a sensory journey into their world.
Through the author’s evocative language, you’ll taste the spices of their traditional dishes, hear the whispers of their history, and feel the warmth of their community spirit.
This is a celebration of culture, a testament to resilience, and a poignant exploration of identity.
Are you ready to embark on this unforgettable journey?
Purchase Sweet Malida today on Amazon and embark on a beautiful literary adventure.
Sweet Malida: Memories of a Bene Israel Woman
Pub Date 2/5/24
Who are the Bene Israel Jews of India?
Where did they come from?
How did they survive in India?
“Sweet Malida” is a moving, multi-layered, richly sensory and informative collection of poems and short prose inspired by this ancient community to which the poet herself belongs.
Using various poetic forms, the poet launches on an imaginative journey, delving into the history, especially the food and culinary customs of this small community of Indian Jews, explores its special connection to the Prophet Elijah, while seamlessly weaving in memories, bringing to life the past and lost loved ones as well.
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