Indian origin doctor in Israel gets back to roots

A doctor of Indian origin is at the forefront of saving lives in northern Israel as civilians and soldiers wounded in the ongoing conflict stretch the services of the Rambam hospital in Haifa, Israel to its limits.

Lael Anson E. Best, who completed his Master of Surgery from Gujarat University before moving to Israel in the 70s, was the first Israeli to apply for the Overseas Citizenship of India.

"It is a matter of pride to get connected to my roots. We eat Indian food at home and are Indians in thoughts, action and taste. I am seen as an Indian and its gives me a distinct identity," the doctor says.

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