ARTICLES / Cambodia / India

Asia Times Online: “Temple tantrum in Cambodia”

PHNOM PENH – If the Mahavir Mandir Trust, an India-based religious organization, has its way, a massive replica of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple will grace the banks of India’s Ganges River. The ancient temple’ second coming, divined to be the largest Hindu shrine in the world, will, however, rise amid a flurry of diplomatic complaints … Continue reading

America / ARTICLES / India

The Boston Globe: “Reaching out to Indian expatriates through a virtual connection”

The new website looks like Craig’s List: blue text, white background, few photographs. But some search categories are different. Instead of “casual encounters” and “men seeking men,” there are advertisements for “matrimonial-bride” and “matrimonial-groom.” While Craig’s List offers bikes, cars, and furniture, this site sells gas stations, stores and commercial buildings. Links for “travel” and … Continue reading

Boston Globe: “Brandeis students honor rabbi, extend ties to India”
ARTICLES / India / United States

Boston Globe: “Brandeis students honor rabbi, extend ties to India”

WALTHAM – A group formed by South Asian students at Brandeis University is raising money to start a scholarship named after a rabbi and his wife who were murdered in the terrorist attacks in Mumbai three months ago. The goal of the Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg Scholarship for Peace, the first Brandeis grant aimed … Continue reading