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Saturday, December 07, 2019



Trump's 'disloyal' jab may boost base, not Jews

August 22, 2019 7:21 am

This time, Trump and his allies are trying to lure Jewish voters who they think could be turned off by liberal Democrats' growing willingness to criticize the Israeli government.

A recent book One Heart. Two Worlds: The Story of the Jews of Kochi presents the stories of a community that arrived on Kerala shores in 1000 CE

July 02, 2019 8:10 am

Chronicled by scholar and historian KS Mathew and creative director and writer Yamini Nair, the anecdotes come together through “handwritten song diaries, memoirs, kosher recipes, Hebrew plays and synagogue rituals”.

Festival of Lights: Chicago to jointly celebrate Diwali, Hanukkah

October 05, 2018 1:27 pm

The "Festival of Lights" is being planned to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali and the Jewish festival of Hannukah; both have different historical contexts but signify the same essence. 

Suspected ISIS operatives planned attacks on Jews in Mumbai, claims Gujarat ATS

April 21, 2018 6:24 am

The arrested duo were in touch with Abdullah el-Faisal, a radical preacher based in Jamaica, and Shafi Armar to plan attacks on Jews in India, and conducted recce of some of the targets.

Anti-Jewish sentiment 'becoming more common in Britain'

February 01, 2018 8:04 am

There were 1,382 anti-Semitic incidents nationwide in 2017, a 3 percent increase from the year before which had been the previous highest annual number recorded by the CST since it began its monitoring programme in 1984.

Israeli filmmaker making documentary on Mumbai Jews

January 17, 2018 3:08 am

Says the film will partly focus on Moshe, his nanny and 26/11 attack.

Israeli PM Visits Gujarat Tomorrow: Jews bank on Netanyahu’s visit for minority status

January 16, 2018 2:40 am

“Instead of giving minority status state-wise, it should be given to all the Jews in the country. We are over 4,000 Jews in the country, and that is a small number. It is important that we Jews get the minority status in Gujarat soon,” said Jewish author Esther David

Adolf Hitler globe sold for USD 65,000 at US auction

October 04, 2017 12:57 pm

The globe is marked entirely in German. Notably, borders of Germany include the portion of Poland allotted to them under the German-Soviet Frontier Treaty of 1939, as well as Austria and the Czech Sudetenland. The globe was auctioned for USD 65,000.

Alternative for Germany: Far right, anti-immigrant party alarms German Jews as election looms

September 20, 2017 8:06 pm

Nearly 93 percent of reported anti-Semitic crimes were linked to far-right extremism, despite predictions that a large growth in the Muslim population since Europe's 2015 migrant crisis could fuel attacks or discrimination against Jews.

A familiar ache

January 28, 2015 12:21 am

As many Parisian Jews prepare to leave France, the awful smell of history is back.