The relics include sets of copper plates that are believed to have been inscribed in 9-10th century
: Prime Minister has gifted his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu replicas of two sets of relics from Kerala, regarded as key artefacts of the long Jewish history in India.
Modi, who arrived in Tel Aviv, Israel on July 6 for a three-day visit, presented the relics toat his home.
They comprise two different sets of copper plates that are believed to have been inscribed in 9-10th Century, the Prime Minister’s Office said.
The first set of copper plates is a cherished relic for the Cochin Jews inIt is regarded as a charter describing the grant of hereditary royal privileges and prerogatives by the Hindu King, Cheraman Perumal (often identified as Bhaskara Ravi Varma) to the Jewish leader Joseph Rabban.