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Members of lost tribe of Bnei Menashe celebrate Sukkot in northeastern India

Members of lost tribe of Bnei Menashe celebrate Sukkot in northeastern India

Jewish News Syndicate September 21, 2021
Their ancestors wandered Central Asia and the Far East for centuries before settling along the borders of Burma and Bangladesh.
Hadas Ben Shoshan, 20, an Israeli-born graduate of the Fuchs Mizrachi School in Cleveland, was killed July 24, 2012 in a rockslide in India while hiking with friends.

Cleveland Jewish day school grad, 20, killed in India rockslide

By Sue Hoffman, Cleveland Jewish News July 25, 2012

A 2009 Cleveland day school graduate who had moved back to Israel with her family was killed in a rock slide in India while hiking with friends. Ynet reported that a rock fell on Hadas Ben Shoshan’s leg on Tuesday in the Dharamsala region in northern...

India issues arrest warrants against Iranians in car bombing

JTA March 15, 2012

India has issued arrest warrants for three Iranians in connection with a bomb attack on an Israeli Embassy car. A New Delhi court issued the arrest warrants on Wednesday, marking the first time that India officially has linked the Feb. 13 attack to Iran....

Report: Suspect in New Delhi attack was in contact with Iran

JTA March 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The journalist arrested in connection with an attack on an Israeli Embassy car in New Delhi reportedly was in touch with an Iranian intelligence officer and visited Iran before the attack. New Delhi Police will announce the breakthrough in...

New Delhi police arrest bombing suspect

JTA March 7, 2012

Police in New Delhi have arrested a suspect in connection with a car bomb attack that injured the wife of an Israeli diplomat. An Indian journalist, Syed Mohammed Kazmi, was arrested Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. A police investigation showed...

Shaare Zedek Synagogue to host CyclingSavvy courses in March

February 29, 2012

The social action committee of Shaare Zedek Synagogue is hosting CyclingSavvy, a series of traffic cycling courses. “Truth & Techniques of Traffic Cycling,” a three-hour classroom session, will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14,...

eBay to expand activity in Israel

JTA February 28, 2012

JERUSALEM -- eBay is expanding its activity in Israel. The Internet consumer company said it will unite its two activity centers in Netanya and Tel Aviv into a development center, and will expand the center by recruiting computer engineers, industrial...

U.N. condemns attack on Israeli officials

JTA February 24, 2012

NEW YORK -- The U.N. Security Council condemned the attack on an Israeli official in India. In a statement released Thursday by the council's rotating president, Kodjo Menan of Togo, council members "condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack...

British diplomats warned against traveling with Israelis

JTA February 23, 2012

British diplomats have been warned against traveling with Israelis or meeting them in public. Ynet reported that the warning from London's Foreign Office Thursday comes following terror attacks against Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia. Israeli officials...

Iran denies part in recent attacks in letter to Security Council

JTA February 23, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Iran denied involvement in recent attacks on Israeli diplomats and accused Israel of assassinating its nuclear scientists, in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. Israel has made "unfounded allegations and distortions" against...

Israel warns citizens of terror attacks abroad

JTA February 17, 2012

Israel warned its citizens of possible terrorist attacks targeting them abroad. An unnamed official with Israel's Counterterrorism Bureau told reporters Friday that intelligence gained from the foiled Iranian attackers in Bangkok indicated that more attacks...

Diplomat’s wife returns to Israel from New Delhi

JTA February 17, 2012

The Israeli diplomat's wife wounded in a bomb attack in New Delhi returned to Israel. Israel Radio reported Friday afternoon that Tal Yehoshua-Koren returned to Israel in an ambulance plane, after her condition was judged improved enough to travel. Yehoshua-Koren,...

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