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72 Syriac Jewish families

72 Syriac Jewish families
Knanaya
 
The Knanayas (קנאים)(قنانيا)(short form-"kna") are the descendants of 72 Syriac Jewish families who migrated from Edessa (Now Şanlıurfa), Turkey) the first city state that embraced Christianity in the Roman Empire, as well as from Jerusalem, Israel, Syria[5], to Malabar coast in AD 345
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