A new Yiddish course is debuting in an unexpected place: Bangkok.
Viewers of Thailand’s Channel 9 were treated to an unlikely spectacle Monday night: a debate between Israeli ambassador Yael Rubinstein and her Iranian counterpart, Mohsen Pakein.
BANGKOK – Tsion and Michal Sa’adia were vacationing in this Southeast Asian city last week when an official from the Israeli Embassy in Thailand tracked them down in room 1243 of the Bangkok Palace Hotel.Before Israeli envoy Idit Shamir, first secretary deputy chief of mission, could deliver the message, Michal was fearing the worst about her
A year ago the Southeast Asian tsunami sent Ron Bombiger, a Los Angeles-based Israeli, to a Thai hospital bed with a leg injury. One of the doctors who checked in on him was Dorit Nitzan, who flew to the area as part of an Israeli emergency team sent right after the disaster hit.This week, as Thailand marked the first anniversary
BANGKOK — When Israeli officials showed up in Thailand last week to participate for the first time in the annual meeting of the Association of Asian Parliaments for Peace, they received a hostile welcome from several Muslim nations. But in a sharp turnaround from other international parleys, Israel found itself being defended
BANGKOK — An Israeli backpacker originally diagnosed as suffering from human bird flu regained consciousness Wednesday for the first time in a week.Ortal Swissa, an Israeli traveler in her 20s, had been hospitalized and listed in critical condition after coming down with a lung infection. When she was first admitted, doctors said