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You know those things that stir the deeply intense, raw emotions that Zionism inspires within us? Singing HaTikvah. Watching the movie ‘Exodus.’ Finding an unexpected El Al plane anywhere in the world. Hearing the Yom Hazikaron siren. Seeing IDF soldiers doing, well, just about anything; especially at a...

Lyon Fanai is one of the Bnei Menashe immigrants who, with Shavei Israel's help, made aliyah to Israel. He wrote a personal Passover "dayenu" to express his gratitude to Shavei Israel for making his life long journey possible. "That would have been enough...

After 2700 years in exile, just over 200 Bnei Menashe are getting ready to return Home to Israel. The flights are all set for arrivals on the 20th and 22nd of March, just in time to celebrate the Passover seder in Israel for the first...

Having a good command of Hebrew is one of the keys to proper integration and success for aliyah to Israel. We're thrilled to announce the first of three Hebrew study centers which were opened for the benefit of the new Bnei Menashe immigrants....

It's that time of year again: when the Jewish world puts on a happy face - literally. When the masks come off, it's nothing but smiles as Jewish communities everywhere celebrate the holiday of Purim. And we've got the photos to prove it. Here are...

We shared with you a preview of some of the dramatic photos taken in December by Joel Shoot on his visit to the Bnei Menashe in India. His Manipur shots over Hanukah brought to light faces of the Bnei Menashe as we've never seen before....

Following their aliyah to Israel and formal conversion to Judaism, Bnei Menashe couples who were already married in India get a chance to step under the chuppah again, thanks to Shavei Israel which has been arranging for a "second" wedding ceremony in Israel according to...