India, Israel and Berkeley
Our distinguished panel will discuss the ties between Israel, India and Berkeley, demonstrated in the Berkeley-based Magnes Collection of jewish Art and Life's beautiful collection of Indian Jewish artifacts.
Deputy Consul General Zamir, who was previously stationed in Mumbai, will talk about his experiences there. The little known facts that Jews have lived in India for thousands of years and that presently about 80,000 Indian Jews live in Israel, will also be discussed.
MLF: Middle East
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Main image on this page: The Interior of the Magen David Synagogue in Kolkata, India, after its 2017 restoration; photo by DeepanjanGhosh
5:30–6:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) program