Dr. Nathan Katz

Nathan Katz is professor of religious studies at Florida International University, Miami.

Publications by Dr. Nathan Katz

The Sephardi Diaspora in Cochin, India

The influx of Sephardim into the ancient Jewish community of Cochin, in south India, resulted in a pattern of social organization unique in the Jewish world: the infamous white Jew/black Jew/brown Jew system. The Jews of Cochin organized themselves in patterns derived from their Hindu social context, a system known in the West as the caste system. Read More »

A Meeting of Ancient Peoples: The Jews and the Dalai Lama of Tibet