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Emergency Bnei Menashe Earthquake Relief Fund

On January 4th many of our friends woke up to a shock. A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck Manipur, India early that morning killing at least nine people and injuring more than 90. The Bnei Menashe – descendants of one the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel – reported significant damage to their community there. More than fifty families were forced to leave their homes. We have launched an emergency appeal to raise funds that are urgently needed to assist them. Among those Bnei Menashe who were affected are many of the 700+ who are waiting for final approval from the Israeli government to make Aliyah in 2016. Let’s help make things just a bit easier for them.

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