Who was the secret Jewish aunt of the Indian first family?

Shobha (“Fori”) Nehru was an artistocratic Indian woman married to BK Nehru, the former Ambassador of India to the United Stated and nephew of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. While clearly a part of the Indian aristocracy, she was born and raised a Hungarian Jew. Learn about how she met Martin Gilbert, a young British student who ended up becoming a world renowned historian, and how their friendship endured and ultimately led to her asking him about her own history — the history of the Jews. Gilbert would end up writing letters to her which were published as a book on Jewish history called Letters to Auntie Fori: The 5,000-Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith.

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