Jewish Journal

Ben Frank

  • With business booming in India, young Jews are staying put

    June 2, 2008 | 11:38 am

    MUMBAI, India (JTA)—About 500 well-wishers gathered recently around Isaac Divekar and Siyona Garsulkar at their outdoor catered wedding reception at the Elie Kadoorie School here.

    Divekar, an accountant for a large investment firm, and Garsulkar, a human resources professional, had...

  • Tahitian Jews make do on their island paradise

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

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    Bright morning sunlight illuminates the synagogue floor as Francois Yonah Poul sits alone in a dark corner wrapped in a tallit and tefillin.

    Praying in the Quarter Fariipiti of the bustling port city of Papeete, the 48-year-old Poul is among those trying to keep the...