The rebuilding of a temple that may never have existed on the site of a destroyed mosque in Ayodhya is part of a larger, decadeslong attempt by Hindu nationalists to recreate India in their own image
Halvah with cardamom ice cream is back on the foreign policy menu
The recent Indian strike in Kashmir is a page right out of the Israeli playbook—and arsenal
Mumbai, 2008: The child of a murdered Chabad rabbi screams for his mother, while a Brooklyn-born Jewish lesbian finds unexpected, exotic love, in an excerpt from ‘Mother India’
Today marks 10 years since the brutal murder of Chabad emissaries Rabbi Gabi and Rivky Holtzberg, their four Jewish guests, and 158 other victims of the Mumbai terror attack
For decades, diamond cutters and merchants from India—many of them Jains—have made their home in Tel Aviv. But their future prospects are cloudy.
On the anniversary of the Farhud of 1941, when Iraqi Jews’ violent dispossession began, a look at how the Baghdadi diaspora’s eventual return to Israel fostered scholarly interest in a rich Babylonian heritage
Nearly a decade after the murder of his parents in a terrorist attack, 12 year-old Moshe Holtzberg returns to the Chabad house in Mumbai
How did Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s July visit with Benjamin Netanyahu fit into the last quarter-century of Indo-Israeli relations?
How J.F.R. Jacob saved hundreds of thousands of lives in the land that became Bangladesh
“Both our nations are complex. Like yogic asanas grounding down and pulling up at the same time, they face many challenges.”
The Israel Prize-winning Hebrew University scholar, a native of Iowa, tackles Tamil in his new book
As Jews leave Cochin, Muslim neighbors and friends tend to what remains of their heritage in India
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.
Michael Freund is on a mission to lead millions of self-declared Jews home to Israel. What happens if he succeeds?