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  • Israel Defeats Czechs in Davis Cup; Will Play India in Quarterfinal

    Israel’s tennis fantasy continued to come true this week end with its national team’s 3-2 victory over the favored and highly rated Czech team in Hradec, Czechoslovakia, in Davis Cup international competition. Israel has thus qualified for the quarterfinals for the 1987 cup, and will play India in July. Before this year’s match with the… More ▸

  • India’s Jews Seek Visas for Their Israeli Relatives

    India’s Jews have asked Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to intercede on behalf of their Israeli relatives facing difficulties in seeking to visit India, the World Jewish Congress reported here. In a letter to Gandhi, Prof. Nissim Ezekiel, president of the Council of Indian Jewry, outlined the problems that Jews of Indian origin living in Israel… More ▸

  • India Won’t Let Israelis Participate in World Table Tennis Tournament

    After weeks of conflicting messages, the Indian government advised Israel Tuesday that it would not grant visas to Israel Tuesday that it would not grant visas to Israeli players to participate in the world table tennis championship tournament in New Delhi next week. The message was conveyed by the Table Tennis Federation of India (TIFI)… More ▸

  • India’s President Attends Ceremony for Centenary of Synagogue in Bombay

    President Zail Singh of India, opening the centenary celebrations of the Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue here, kindled a menorah and lauded the contributions of India’s Jewish community to the nation in business, industry, civil service, the armed forces and scholarship. The Jewish community will continue to receive the government’s support and the nation would always acknowledge… More ▸

  • Jewish Leader Urges India’s Prime Minister to Change His Country’s Policy and Attitude Toward Israel

    Kenneth Bialkin, chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, has called on Prime Minister Rajev Gandhi of India to change his country’s “policy and attitude” toward Israel. “Indian hostility toward Israel and her people has caused the American Jewish community great consternation in recent years, “Bialkin wrote in a letter to… More ▸

  • Report That the Gas That Killed and Injured Thousands in India is Also Being Manufactured in Israel

    Methyl isocyanate, the gas that leaked from a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, last week killing 2,000 people and injuring thousands more, is also manufactured in Israel and four other countries outside the United States. Officials for Union Carbide, which operated the plant in India, informed The Jerusalem Post’s Washing- ton correspondent from their global… More ▸

  • ADL Hails U.S. Decision Not to Attend Energy Conclave in India

    The Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith applauded the U.S. Department of Energy decision not to participate in a World Energy Conference in New Delhi today because the Indian government barred Israel from attending. In a telegram to Energy Secretary Donald Hodel, ADL national chairman Kenneth Bialkin said the decision not to attend the Energy Conference… More ▸

  • India Won’t Give Israelis Visas to Attend Airport Authority Confab

    The Indian government has refused to grant visas to a two-member Israeli delegation to attend the conference of the unaffiliated international Civil Airport Authority (ICAA) scheduled to open in New Delhi shortly. Israel had been invited to the conference which will be attended by delegates from 100 other member states of the ICAA. The Indian… More ▸

  • India Ousts Israeli Diplomat

    Political sources here said today that Israel’s limited diplomatic relations with India would continue despite the ouster of the Israeli Consul General in New Delhi for “unacceptable intervention in the affairs of India.” The Consul, Yossef Hasson, was asked to leave after an interview in which he criticized India’s negative attitude toward Israel. The sources… More ▸