Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon rededicated two of Kolkata’s oldest synagogues on Sunday after they were recently restored.
“Remembering and preserving the glorious past of Jewish Kolkata, contributing to the fabric of the city of Kolkata in the present and looking at the future, two synagogues were rededicated today – in the most festive atmosphere of Hanukka,” he wrote on Twitter.
Remembering&preserving the glorious past of #JewishKolkata ,contributing2the fabric of the city of #Kolkata in the present&looking at the future,2 #Synagogues were rededicated today- #BethEl & #MagenDavid -in the most festive atmosphere of #Hanukkah #HappyHanukkah #ShubhHanukkah pic.twitter.com/QmevNK76Hf
— Daniel Carmon?? (@danielocarmon) December 17, 2017
The two synagogues are the Beth El synagogue and the Magen David synagogue.