AJL – Letter from the Editor – Issue 17

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Dear Readers: Welcome to the 17th issue of Asian Jewish Life. As I write this letter I am preparing to attend the...

AJL – Letter from the Editor – Issue 15

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Dear Readers: Shana tova umetukah (wishing you a good and sweet new year). Firstly, I apologize for the long hiatus. Like many other...

The Asian Jewish Life Story – Issue 14

by Erica Lyons The story of how and why Asian Jewish Life was founded is perhaps long overdue. Though I have recounted it numerous times,...

Best of AJL – Visit to the IDF Field Hospital in...

  Best of AJL Visit to the IDF Field Hospital in Minami Sanrikue An insider’s view by Philip Rosenfeld Photo credit: Hannah Rosenfeld It was early in the morning on...

Asian Jewish Life – Is Judaism the Yang to China’s Yin?...

Feature Is Judaism the Yang to China's Yin? Exploring the meeting of two ancient cultures by Tiberiu Weisz

AJL – Discovering – Rediscovering Shanghai: An Insider’s Tour of Shanghai...

Feature Discovering / Rediscovering Shanghai An Insider's Tour of Shanghai Today by Helen Lippman Ellis in Shanghai

Asian Jewish Life – The Unknown Jews of Bangladesh: Fragments of...

Feature The Unknown Jews of Bangladesh Fragments of an Elusive Community by Dr. Shalva Weil Family portraits courtesy...

AJL – Best of AJL – Toward Jerusalem with and Easterly...

Best of AJL Towards Jerusalem with an Easterly View Taglit-Birthright's shifting focus by Gidi Mark There is no doubt that some of the fastest growing Jewish communities around...

AJL – In an Ancient Land: Trade and Synagogues in South...

Feature In An Ancient Land Trade and Synagogues in South India by Dr. Shalva Weil Paradesi Synagogue 2010, photo courtesy of Shalva Weil Interior Pardesi Synagogue Sherds at the Pattanam...