Moshe Holtzberg lit a candle and toured his one-time home, still sporting pock-marks from the terrorists’ bullets.
Why hadn’t I included this seemingly obvious Indian substitute for the latke in my eclectic, Indo-Mediterranean Hanukkah menu?
Halwa is a traditional Rosh Hashanah dish made by the Bene Israel Indian Jews in Mumbai.
Moshe Holtzberg, the orphaned son of the Chabad House directors in Mumbai, India, killed by terrorists in 2008, was scheduled to lead thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in the recitation of psalms.
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.
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.
Mumbai city police received a letter threatening to bomb Jewish sites in the city in retaliation for Israel’s operation in Gaza.
When Israeli filmmaker Erez Laufer set off for Mumbai in November of 2008, he had a comparatively simple plan: make a documentary about his father’s return to his childhood home in India, where his family found refuge after escaping from Nazi-occupied Poland.