Burmese-Israeli relations then and now


In 1959, on the CBS-TV program ‘Small World,’ Edward R. Murrow moderated a live televised conversation between the first prime ministers of Israel and Burma.


Watch a portion of the conversation as David Ben-Gurion and U Nu discuss Judaism and Buddhism, courtesy of the Israel State Archives.

Then read JTA’s recent feature addressing Burmese-Jewish relations today.

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