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Stone in Tamil Nadu may shed light on India's oldest synagogue, Jews

The finding is significant as it sheds light on south Indian Jewry, as well as information relating to what may be the oldest synagogue in the area.

14/07/2022

Independence Day: Here's how Jewish communities around the world are celebrating

Jewish communities around the globe have created events for Yom Ha'zikaron and are beginning to celebrate Independence Day.

04/05/2022

Indian government to repair 600-year-old synagogue

The historic Kadavumbhagam Synagogue in Mattancherry had been used for centuries by Cochin Jews, but fell into a state of disrepair in recent years due to exposure to rain and other elements.

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

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

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
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.

Sara Netanyahu

Indian state grants minority status to its Jewish community

The recognition means that Jews there “shall get benefits of welfare schemes formulated for religious minority communities"

By JTA
11/07/2018
Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Israeli youth Moshe Holtzberg 5th July 2017.

Jewish boy who survived Mumbai attack arrives in India for memorial event

Moshe Holtzberg is expected to attend the inauguration function of the memorial with Netanyahu.

By REUTERS
16/01/2018

WATCH: JPost correspondent wraps up Day 1 of Netanyahu's India visit

Diplomatic reporter Herb Keinon accompanied the Israeli prime minister on the 5-day trip.

14/01/2018
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