All posts tagged India

Maccabiah Games kick off

AUSTRALIA is off to a ripping start at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel, with the Aussie athletes nabbing dozens of medals.

Optimism over ties with Arabs

THERE was something unusual in the air at Israel’s top global policy conference, which has just finished – a hint of optimism.

A helping hand in Mumbai

MOVED by the poverty and injustice he witnessed on a business trip to India last year, Melbourne-born Jacob Sztokman has set up a world-first volunteering program for young Jewish adults. Having launched this year, Gabriel Project Mumbai partners poverty relief with active partnership in the Indian Jewish community, offering 20 to 28-year-olds the chance to volunteer in Mumbai’s slums for three to four months, preparing food for children and teaching them English.

Indian orphans celebrate Chanukah

A CHRISTIAN-RUN orphanage in India isn't exactly the first place you'd imagine young children celebrating Chanukah.

Israelis sharing with India

YOUNG Israelis are using their expertise to support Indian development, thanks to a program established by ex-Melburnian Yonatan Glaser.