Religious minority status was given to the Jewish community in the state by the Gujarat government. The state's Social Justice and Empowerment Department issued an order for this effect.
Government order has said that after careful consideration, the Gujarat government has decided to provide religious minority community status to the Jewish community living in the state. After this decision, the people of the Jewish community will get the benefit of the welfare schemes prepared for religious minority communities in the state.
The people of the Jewish community wanted to achieve minority status for a long time. The community had also handed over a memorandum to the state government for getting minority status.
The number of Jews in Gujarat is quite small. Their number is almost two hundred and they mostly live in Ahmedabad.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, during his six-day visit to Israel, met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and assured him of giving minority status to the Jews in Gujarat.
Judaism is the religion of Israel and Hebrew speakers and its sacred texts are considered to be the ancient part of the Bible. Religious beliefs are believed to be the basis of Islam religion and the basis of Christianity, this tradition and ideology. In this religion, the monotheism and the messenger of God, i.e. the Prophethood of the Prophet. Due to its written history it is considered to be at least 3000 years old.
Judaism in India Today 2973 BC, ie 973 BC, Jews entered the Malabar Coast of Kerala. The Prophet of the Jews is known in the name of Moses, but in that period his chief king was Solomon, also called Suleiman.
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