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Indian PM Announces Historic Visit to Israel

Narendra Modi will become first premier to visit the Jewish state, furthering India’s pro-Israel shift

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For India’s Largest Jewish Community, One Muslim Makes All the Tombstones

Muhammad Abdul Yassin has worked in Mumbai’s Jewish cemetery for more than 40 years. Now he’s passing the chisel to his sons.

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Convince This Man You’re a Jew, and He’ll Move You to Israel

Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist

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Becoming Moses

Michael Freund is on a mission to lead millions of self-declared Jews home to Israel. What happens if he succeeds?

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India Considers Pro-Israel Stance at the U.N.

The latest sign of deepening ties under India’s new prime minister

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India Snubs U.S. Missiles in Favor of Israeli Bid

New arms deals a sign of deepening ties under India’s new Prime Minister

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The Most Important Thing Netanyahu Did in New York Wasn’t at the U.N.

It was meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Mumbai Chabad Reopens Six Years After Attack

Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead

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Is Narendra Modi, India’s New Prime Minister, Israel’s New Best Friend?

Controversial in the U.S., the Hindu nationalist has cultivated a close relationship with the Jewish state—and says he wants to get closer

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Two Women from ‘Lost’ Tribes Find a Home

They tell the story of their journeys from China and Northeast India to Israel

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India’s Last Jews; Anti-Semitism in Ukraine

Plus Hungarian anti-Semite embraces Jewish heritage, and more in the news

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In Pakistan, as in Israel, an Experiment in Building a Nation—With Mixed Results

In a new book, an American-born journalist explores the invention of a homeland, and sees the seeds of political instability

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Jews From Cochin Bring Their Unique Indian Cuisine to Israeli Diners

On a moshav in southern Israel, the women behind Matamey Cochin keep alive the flavors of an ancient Jewish community

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Israel and India, a Match Made in the U.S., Develop Their Own Military Romance

How last month’s attacks in Nairobi, a reminder of the Mumbai siege, may bring them even closer together

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Calcutta Finally Makes a Minyan After 25 Years

‘Calcutta’s longest manhunt ends,’ Indian newspaper headline proclaims

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Rapfogel’s $5 Million Spree; Threat in Mumbai

Plus Mark Rothko and Shel Silverstein’s birthdays, and more in the news

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How Sweet, Smart Kids Under Occupation Come To Worship Militants

In the heart of Kashmir, where happiness was a warm AK-47, the weapon was my voice, and my dream

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Pakistan’s Jewish Ghosts

According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.

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Sundown: Bibi to Play a Lot of Home Games

Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years

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Daybreak: Michael Oren Denies GOP Remark

Plus India’s Hitler store gets a new name

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Understanding Hitler in India

Behind the Hitler-themed controversies in India

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Check Mates

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Coalition of the Nerds

Israel and India, dominant at the World Chess Championship last week, share tourists, trade, and values

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Daybreak: Iran Has Nary a Drop of Oil to Sell

Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news

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India’s Most Famous Jewish Poet

Nissim Ezekiel, born in Bombay and schooled in London, wrote in English from India about familiar but foreign cultures

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Daybreak: Israel Delays Outpost Removal

Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Hamas Still Plots Kidnappings

Plus Merah dies, Gates calls Iran attack ‘a catastrophe,’ and more in the news

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Passage to India

The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?

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Daybreak: ‘Something We *Have* to Solve’

Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Bang!

Plus New York City could be another target, and more in the news