Jews Current Affairs - 2019

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Good Friday Observed on 19th April

The Christian community is observing Good Friday on April 19 to commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ on Calvary. Good Friday is also referred to as Black Friday, Great Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday. Good Friday coincides with the beginning of the Jewish festival of Passover. Significance of the Day Even though Read More…

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Gujarat Government grants religious minority status to Jews

Gujarat Government has granted religious minority status to Jews living in the state. In this regard, State’s Department of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued GR to this effect. Gujarat is third state in India to grant religious minority status to Jews after West Bengal and Maharashtra. Key Facts As religious minority members professing faith Read More…

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Maharashtra Government grants minority status to Jews

Maharashtra Government has accorded minority status to Jews in the state as per the provisions of the Maharashtra State Minorities Commission Act, 2004. Decision in this regard was taken at the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai. With this, Maharashtra becomes second state in the country to accord minority status Read More…

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