Me,Sarah Cohen and Thaha
This is a photograph took from the house of the most eldest person of the Cochin Jewish community, Sarah Cohen I visited her on 10th of this month. Thaha he is a Muslim and he is the shopkeeper and helper of Sarah Cohen’s hand embroidery shop within her home. He helps her in the stitching of Kippas and jewish hand embroidery items and he know a little of Hebrew that has been taught by Sarah Cohen and her late Husband who was an eminent personality in cochin jewish community.
When I went to her home to visit her and show my Hebrew calligraphies she was pretty amazed to see it and she told that she cant believe that a Muslim doing Hebrew calligraphy. And she liked each and every piece and I presented one to her and she was very happy to receive that and she exhibited it in her shop. She talked to me almost a three hours even though she is aged and being tired of it. Any way she was very open and happy to share her comments on it and from her I had learned many new terminologies used there in the Cochin Jewish community.
And to me it was a different experience to see her and her happiness.