"This Hanukkah, the community unites in prayer, expressing collective hopes for the safety of Israel's soldiers and the secure return of all hostages in Gaza."
Yojna Patel, India's deputy permanent representative to the UN, said the Hamas massacre in Israel was “shocking and deserves condemnation."
The findings are the first evidence of an 'Israeli Silk Road' through the Araba connecting East and West.
The Bnei Menashe, or sons of Manasseh, claim descent from one of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel.
"This is clear evidence of trade with Southeast Asia as early as the 16th century BCE, much earlier than the researchers have assumed so far," explains Prof. Finkelstein.
In the past year, 12 Israelis have been arrested in India for possession of Indian hashish – the same substance that was found in the luggage of celebrity charas user Naama Issachar in Moscow airport.
Today the sole Jewish survivor of the massacre is a yeshiva student, learning to become a rabbinic emissary and to follow in his parents’ footsteps.
On most days, she could be found seated by her souvenir shop window, looking out and chatting with visitors.
Josephai's family left for Israel in the 1970s, but he chose to stay back to watch over the synagogue.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ramallah on Saturday from Jordan in a helicopter, courtesy of King Abdullah.
Air India will get a one-time grant of $930,000 from Israel for launching its direct flights between New Delhi and Tel Aviv, paid out in three $310,000 installments.
According to reports, it was the Indian military which pushed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore the deal, because the local industry could not compete with the Israeli advanced technology.
'Those who can ignore the smell can drink the liquid too,' an Indian official noted.