The Da Orta Educational Center has been established in Panjim, Goa.
The center will provide knowledge of new Christians and the ancient Jewish settlement in Goa, and highlight the role they played prior to and during the Portuguese colonial regime.
Two of the most famous new Christians, are Garcia da Orta and his sister Catarina. They were both of Jewish origin.
The city of Panaji (Panjim) has named its munciple garden after Garcia da Orta. Guided by the Jewish world, the leaders of Goa can delvelop this garden into a world class heritage site.
Visit the site at http://www.daortagoa.com
Published by Ivar