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Tours established in India to learn about Jewish heritage

Bnei Israel, Baghdadi Jews’ heritage is rich and much of historic infrastructure remains intact.

By DAVID ZEV HARRIS , MARK GORDON
03/04/2021
SORTING RICE at Beit Shalom Synagogue, Churachandpur, Manipur, India

Degel Menashe provides COVID-19 relief for India’s Bnei Menashe

One organization has taken it upon themselves to aid small Jewish communities in a far-off corner of India, and in the process have not only saved lives but also shown the true meaning of charity.

This 118-year-old Jewish bakery in India is a hit on Christmas

“We’ve not changed the inside of the shop since 1902. The ceilings came from Italy and the showcases, I believe, came from Belgium,” owner Isaac Nahoum said.

By CHRISTABEL LOBO/JTA
25/12/2020

Few people remain in India's Jew town, but traditions, landmarks remain

Once a vibrant community of approximately 3,000 at its peak in the 1950s, only a handful of elderly Jews remain here now in a city of some 677,000.

By CHRISTABEL LOBO/JTA
19/12/2020

Learning to reclaim my Jewish-Indian heritage as an adult

My mother downplayed her Indian Jewish heritage to assimilate. As an adult, I’m learning to reclaim it.

By LISHAI PEEL/JTA
02/09/2020

The contribution of Indian Jews to Israel

Little do the people of Israel and world Jewry know that the Jews of India, known as Bene Israel, were actively involved with fructifying their dream of a return to Zion way back from about 1830.

By NISSIM MOSES
12/08/2020
The Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue, Mumbai.

Renovated Mumbai grand synagogue now a World Heritage Site

The Keseneth Eliyahoo Synagogue had fallen into disrepair as the local Jewish community dwindled, but has now been restored to its former glory.

Protesters carry Al-Qaeda flags during an anti-government protest after Friday prayers

India on high alert after intel warns of terror attacks on Jewish targets

In October, the US State Department took a shot at Pakistan for not taking enough steps to prevent terror.

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Indian Jews 'pained' Netanyahu won't address them during visit

A quote from the letter written to the Israeli Prime Minister noted, "Our Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi addressed a gathering of approximately 8000 Indians in Tel Aviv.”

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India revives talk of huge missile deal ahead of PM’s visit

New Delhi will buy Spike antitank guided weapons, media reports say

10/01/2018
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