Category Archives: Israel

Festival of lights


I’m loving the new Israeli and Indian stamps commemorating twenty years of ties.

India and Israel release stamps to mark 20 years of ties

Apparently, the menorah featured on the stamp was inspired by the wooden menorah used by the Jewish community in Bombay.


Kashish film festival 2010


Mumbai has wrapped up India’s largest gay film festival, seen as a step forward for gay rights in the country. It is the first time in India that more than 100 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual-themed films have got past censors to be shown in public cinemas alongside mainstream Bollywood and Hollywood releases. The films came from 25 countries including Australia, the United Kingdom, France and Israel. […]

Festival home.

‘Boycott of Israel would not serve any useful tactical purpose’: Amitav Ghosh


Via Kafila

The British Committee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP) and Pakistanis for Palestine amongst others have appealed to the novelist Amitav Ghosh to decline the Israeli Dan David Prize he is being given jointly with Margaret Atwood.