• Sunday, October 02, 2022

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Modi visit holds special meaning for Indian Jews in Israel

Elazar Ashtivker, prepares for a visit from the prime minister to his Maharaja restaurant.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

At a curry house in central Israel, a poster welcoming Indian prime minister Narendra Modi greets patrons even before they encounter the rich scent of spices wafting from the kitchen. Modi’s three-day visit beginning Tuesday (4)– the first ever of an Indian premier to Israel — is a landmark moment for the Jewish state, a country seeking the friendship of powerful allies and customers for its advanced military equipment. But for members of the small Jewish Indian community in Israel, the trip is a cause of genuine excitement and a unique opportunity to increase their visibility. “There’s not a single (Indian) household that’s not talking about it. This is all people are talking about,”…

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