Category Archives: My Jewish Story


I like the number eight. As long as I can remember, eight has been my favorite number. Seven might be the lucky number, but 8 is my favorite. I say this because today, the Jewish world turns 5778.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai to Kolkata

  A compact but accommodating man, Ezekiel Melakar of the New Delhi Synagogue near the bazaar subway station picked up the phone.    “Hello! This is Sam, the Jewish guy” I said, “Can I come see the synagogue today?”He agreed to … Continue reading

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