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Israel, India, and the cost of Independence!
Davids guests on today’s show include Vijeta Uniyal founder and President of Indians4Israel, Virag Gulyas an Hungarian woman who is based in New York City from where she actively shakes up the pro Israel scene, and Ben Shahin who is founder of Allyus.org. -A Hebrew In The Heartland
The highs of VP Pence’s speech at Israel’s Knesset.
Israel is enjoying positive relations with India & Africa.
“We can do things that are not even imagined. And these things are happening at a rapid rate. We know, you know. Let us do it together.”
It’s the first time Moshe Holtzberg has been to India since his parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, were killed on November 26, 2008.
The Indian military wants to buy 8,000 Rafael Spike missiles, as well as 300 launchers, as part of PM Modi's plan to gain the upper hand in his country's unending border disputes with its volatile neighbor Pakistan.
“The government set a target to cross $100 billion in exports by 2020, but estimates are that we have passed the mark in 2017."
Rafael had already begun preparations for delivery of the missiles and had opened a production facility in India last August together with India’s Kalyani Group.
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas paid a “state visit” to India in May 2017 -- his sixth visit to the country -- and was reassured of India's "unwavering support."
Moishe, who is not yet bar mitzvah, is growing up with the knowledge that should he so choose, he has the right to take up his parents' career and continue their life's work as a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in Mumbai.
India's defense ministry instead decided this month to cancel the deal in deference to indigenous production.
The main focus of this year's Blue Flag aerial exercise has been on reconnaissance, air strikes and SEAD operations.
Close to 100 aircraft and hundreds of fighter pilots and support crews are based at Ovdah Air Base for the Blue Flag exercise.
“When I go back to studying at university this year, I will have a completely different perspective on what’s important in life."
"In these circumstances, the traditional adage that the enemy of your enemy can be regarded as your friend no longer applies," writes Kissinger. "In the contemporary Middle East, the enemy of your enemy may also be your enemy."
"We are looking at other products like glider bombs attached to aircraft and are used by the Air Force," said Kalyani.
"Those countries that excel in innovation will lead the world. We are making a partnership here, a real one, to excel in innovation for both our peoples and for the entire world.”
Israel-India relations in the field of arms sales date back many years, with Israel being the second largest exporter of arms to India (behind Russia and ahead of the US), and India being the largest arms importer in the world.