A blog for unearthing the Jewish presence in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) historically and in the present day. A gathering forum for our small community (at home) and expatriate.
Updates by Email
Saturday, June 17, 2006
3,000 Jews in 1170 CE
Judaism Sri Lanka (adherents) 3,000 - - - (year) 1170 C.E. ( Source) Gilbert, Martin (ed.) The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization: 4,000 Years of Jewish History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1990), pg. 73.(qutes/notes): [Map, pointing to Ceylon]. "1170: Benjamin of Tudela reported some 3,000 Jews. "