Israel will spend 8.1 million shekels, or about $2 million, to bring more than 712 members of India’s Bnei Menashe community to Israel this year, the Israeli news site Walla reported May 22.
The first time I saw Lt. Gen. JFR Jacob, at Delhi’s Judah Hyam synagogue, I had no idea who he was. But his importance was obvious by the way everyone stood tall and switched to tones of reverence at his appearance.
Being a Jew of color means something very different in India than it does in America. Nathaniel Jhirad explains the upsides of growing up Bene Israel in Mumbai.
India is turning away from its tradition of voting against Israel at the U.N. — and it’s not the only Eastern country to cozy up to the Jewish state lately. Is this a reflection of a new Israeli strategy?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India will visit Israel — the first by a sitting Indian head of state.
Judith Posner was elated when her son Eric returned to Israel after his yearlong backpacking trip to India. Then, the culture clash began.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his Indian counterpart, Narendra Damodardas Modi, for helping to rescue Israelis from Nepal.
Coming to India? Leave your Jewsplaining at home. This ancient Jewish community has earned the right to be free of religious colonialism, Sigal Samuel writes.
Sigal Samuel journeyed to India to find the source of her family’s mystical rituals. She wound up getting initiated into a Kabbalistic secret society — and scored a part in a Bollywood flick to boot.
Israel’s security relationship with India is out in the open after years of being under wraps, the Israeli defense minister said on Thursday, vowing to play a bigger role in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s drive to build an industrial base.