Israel and India commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of Haifa on September 23rd, 2018. On this day, in 1918, the Indian soldiers from the Mysore, Hyderabad and Jodhpur Lancers liberated the strategically important city of Haifa, known for its deep water bay in the eastern Mediterranean.
A commemorative stamp for the Battle of Haifa and First Day Cover were released by Israel Post on February 6, 2018. The stamp and the cover were presented to H.E. Pavan Kapoor, Ambassador of India to Israel, and Mr. Yona Yahav, Mayor of the city of Haifa, during a special ceremony that took place on September 6 in Haifa. Read more