Sample some new High Holiday dessert traditions this year with an apple honey baklava and an Indian-inspired rice dessert made in a slow cooker.
Historic Blue Synagogue Restored to Original Grandeur.
Indian, Jew, Yiddish-speaker, Tamil-speaker, linguist, professor – Meylekh Viswanath of Teaneck is, does, and thinks about it all.
There are around 6000 Jews in the country who are busy protecting the last remnants of Jewish heritage
On the morning of Rosh Hashanah Eve 2016, I met Sharona Hayeems, a local Indian Jewish caterer, at her home in Dadar, a neighborhood in Mumbai where some of the remaining 4,500 Indian Jews in India still live. I was there to spend some time watching her cook for Rosh Hashanah. Read more: https://forward.com/food/382673/how-a-mumbai-cook-prepares-for-rosh-hashanah/
Needel focuses on the Jews of Mumbai, explaining how they have created a “finely balanced and unique Indo-Judaic identity through a demonstrative cultural and religious inclusions of their Indian neighbors.”
A new book examines the community’s heritage and origins through a series of stunning photographs.
I've come to believe is the single hardest thing for Western Jews to grasp when visiting this country: 68 years after India gained independence from its British colonizers, many of us - including Jews - are still colonizing it.