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?
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Plus New York City could be another target, and more in the news
Details on the car bomb that injured two in New Delhi, India
Plus, Alan Gross’ assignment, the recovery rabbi, and more in the news
But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news
A less-explored aspect of the Mahatma’s life
The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong
Sarah Silverman pees like a Jew, and more
Part 3: At Woodstock Village, the three Israelis get some room to work things out
The peace-processors sour, golden Goa, and more
Part 2: Their passports confiscated while awaiting trial, the Israelis adjust to life in Goa
Going to Goa, considering kiruv, and more
Part 1: For many Israelis coming off military duty, the Indian coast seems like the right place
A boon to all three, a threat to Islamist terrorism
Frank Lloyd Wright’s shul, a Jewish Indian goddess, and more
How Mirra Alfassa went from being a French bohemian to an Indian goddess
Are the Pashtun people really the Lost Tribe of Ephraim?
How Allen Ginsberg’s letters were an extension of his poetry
Sadia Shepard grew up part Protestant, part Muslim. Then she found out about her grandmother.
Sophie Judah’s stories chronicle a vanishing tribe