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Jul 5, 2018, 9:03 PM
A Muslim in Jewish Street: A Holy Encounter
It was a humid Friday afternoon as I was strolling down the Jew Street in Mattancherry, a popular locality in Western Cochin. The streets were quaint and intriguing. The Star of David, swastika signs and hoardings titled Shalom (Hebrew...
Jun 25, 2018, 12:15 AM
Why Israelis Need to Experience Other Cultures
Experiencing other cultures means a better understanding of the world around us. Coming from the States, it's a culture shock entering Israel, yet it’s a rather easy transition in some senses. A language barrier, difficulty adjusting to the dating...
Jun 20, 2018, 9:14 PM
A Better Understanding of ‘Startup India’ Can Help Israeli Startups
Despite the leadership encouragement on both sides most of the Israeli startups are reluctant to join hands with ‘Startup India’ and the Indian Startups are not craving for Israeli collaboration too because there are a plenty of alternatives available...
Jun 20, 2018, 1:40 PM
Israel-Asia Center honors Asia’s ‘future leaders’
Eleven fellows have just completed the Israel-Asia Leaders Fellowship program, an initiative sponsored by the Jerusalem-based Israel-Asia Center that’s now in its seventh year
Jun 12, 2018, 3:49 PM
North Korea: Why it’s a global game changer
For some years now I have been telling anyone who might listen – and they have been precious few – that the tectonic plates are shifting. Europe and European civilization is waning on the express track. Childless societies dependent...
Jun 11, 2018, 6:23 AM
Burgeoning footprint of Israeli agricultural technologies in India
Close to fifty-eight percent of India's population is directly engaged in agriculture as its primary source of employment
May 29, 2018, 8:45 PM
55 hours in Delhi
NEW DELHI — For what must have been the seventh time since I’d left the Taj Mahal Hotel 20 minutes earlier for an afternoon walk to the nearby Lodhi Gardens, a turbaned tuk-tuk driver pulled up next to me and...
May 25, 2018, 8:14 PM
Would You Say Kaddish for Terrorists — at Gunpoint?
After reading Leah Jordan’s blog posting (I’m Proud to Have Led Kaddish), I feel compelled to stop everything I am doing in order to respond - as respectfully and non-confrontationally as I can muster. After all, the author is...
May 1, 2018, 11:10 AM
Modi-Netanyahu approach should be reflected in the India-Israel relationship
The potential of India-Israel partnerships is huge, but things are not moving as fast as expected and a lot needs to be done to enhance Israeli participation in Indian initiatives
Apr 19, 2018, 3:03 PM
Common ground for Jews and the Commonwealth
If anyone deserves a rest this Shabbat, it’s the Queen – especially as it’s her birthday. The week has been busy. She hosted a big Commonwealth Summit (or CHOGM in the jargon) consisting of 53 heads of government. But...