I thought I’d left Judaism behind during my spiritual retreat in India. Think again.
Move illustrates warming ties with Israel under Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi will become first premier to visit the Jewish state, furthering India’s pro-Israel shift
Muhammad Abdul Yassin has worked in Mumbai’s Jewish cemetery for more than 40 years. Now he’s passing the chisel to his sons.
Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist
Michael Freund is on a mission to lead millions of self-declared Jews home to Israel. What happens if he succeeds?
The latest sign of deepening ties under India’s new prime minister
New arms deals a sign of deepening ties under India’s new Prime Minister
It was meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead
Controversial in the U.S., the Hindu nationalist has cultivated a close relationship with the Jewish state—and says he wants to get closer
They tell the story of their journeys from China and Northeast India to Israel
Plus Hungarian anti-Semite embraces Jewish heritage, and more in the news
In a new book, an American-born journalist explores the invention of a homeland, and sees the seeds of political instability
On a moshav in southern Israel, the women behind Matamey Cochin keep alive the flavors of an ancient Jewish community
How last month’s attacks in Nairobi, a reminder of the Mumbai siege, may bring them even closer together
‘Calcutta’s longest manhunt ends,’ Indian newspaper headline proclaims
Plus Mark Rothko and Shel Silverstein’s birthdays, and more in the news
In the heart of Kashmir, where happiness was a warm AK-47, the weapon was my voice, and my dream
According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.
Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years
Plus India’s Hitler store gets a new name
Behind the Hitler-themed controversies in India
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Israel and India, dominant at the World Chess Championship last week, share tourists, trade, and values
Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news
Nissim Ezekiel, born in Bombay and schooled in London, wrote in English from India about familiar but foreign cultures
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
Plus Merah dies, Gates calls Iran attack ‘a catastrophe,’ and more in the news
The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?