Friday, September 18, 2009

Samuel Hallegua the warden of cochin Pardesi synagogue passed away.


78 years old man with a wide knowledge that was Samuel hallegua. when i met him 2 years ago he was quiet healthy and was happy to invite me o his home and had talked to me for a long time and after that i had showed my Torah to him and after that i gave him an oil painting of a menorah and shawl.and even i gave him a copy of ten commendment in hebrew handwritten by me and for a long time i didnt met him as iwas away from my hometown for my studies.recently when i came back to my home from sarah aunty i came to know about him that he is suffering from disease.
god didnt gave him a chance to see next Rosh Hashanah which is on 19th of this month.

6 comments:

Chaim said...

Thank you for your sensitive portrayal of our friend Sammy Uncle. I am a Jew who has been living in Fort Cochin the past 7 years and knew Sammy well. I hope to meet you when I return and see some of your work. Have a Happy Eid!!

Thoufeek Zakriya said...

hai,chaim
i hope i have seened you when i was doing my pre-degree studies i studied in Santa Cruz school,and i had seen you from there wearing a blue t-shirt and white mundu and kippah 2 or 3 years ago and even i had seen you from Koder House on the last Hanuka but i didnt get a chance to talk to you well i do like to talk to you for that i had even tried to meet you twice but you was away from home after that i came to know that you had shifted the house and i dont know where are you now. so well
mail me at thoufeekzak@gmail.com
hope we can meet as soon as possible my friend

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