• Shri Modi meets Ms. Patricia Marcus of American Jewish Committee

  • Shri Modi meets Ms. Patricia Marcus of American Jewish Committee

    March 18, 2013 Author: admin

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    American Jews Committee expert Patricia Marcus calls in Gujarat Chief Minister

    Narendra Modi recalls Jamsaheb of Jamnagar had given shelter to 6,000 Jews women and children during Second World War

    Gandhinagar, Monday: Recollecting Gujarat’s old connection with Jews, Chief Minister Narendra Modi recalled that erstwhile prince Jamsaheb of Jamnagar had given shelter with dignity to nearly 6,000 women and children belonging to Jew community from Poland, who had fled Siberia during Second World War.

    Talking to American Jews Committee (AJC) expert and Director of Asia Pacific Institute Ms Patricia Marcus here, Mr. Modi said the Jews in Gujarat are emotionally attached to the people of Gujarat for long.

    While AJC is engaged in ensuring human rights and democratic privileges of Jews residing across the globe.

    They discussed a wide range of topics related to Israel’s cooperation and relation with India and particularly Gujarat’s development and its contribution to India and Asia’s growth, changing global economic scenario and energy security, besides Gujarat bridging relations with America. Gujarat has special relation with Israel in water management, agriculture and energy.

    Others present on the occasion included AJC active alumni Dr Bharatbhai Barai, Jews Synagogue’s Benjamin and Chief Minister’s Additional Chief Secretary K. Kailashnathan.

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    Arun Patel
    Very proud to be a Gujarati, to be sharing time when Mr. Modi as the Chief Minister of Gujarat and learn what Gujarat did for the Jewish community.
    Aditya Chakravarty
    Modi sir, You are the only hope for all of us, May Lord Shiva bless you with more poer & strength. Save us Modi jee.