(JTA) — One hundred and two members of the Jewish community in India, who trace their heritage to one of Israel’s lost tribes, are moving to Israel this week. The immigrants, who hail from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram — home to the second largest concentration of the country’s Bnei Menashe community, as they…
There’s much more to Hanukkah than latkes and donuts.
Lisa Singh’s dad wasn’t a Kohen, Levi or Yisrael, but he was the man who helped make her the person of Jewish heritage she is today.
(JTA) — All six suspects in connection with the gang rape of a 25-year-old Israeli tourist have been arrested, police in India announced. The remaining four suspects were arrested Wednesday. Two had been arrested hours after the early Sunday morning attack in the northern Himalayan resort town of Manali. Three of those arrested are minors,…
Two men have been arrested in connection with the gang rape in India of a 25-year-old Israeli tourist.
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.