Bnei Menashe Images

Last week the whole Jewish world in Israel and diaspora celebrated Sukkot - one of shalosh regalim, the three Pilgrimage Festivals, - when it's customary to sit in the sukkah, a temporary hut used during the holiday week for sleeping and having festive meals. Shavei...

Just in time for our annual toast to the Jewish new year, Shavei Israel's "Ma'ani Center", a collaboration with Israel's Ministry of Culture and Sport, inaugurated the beautiful photo exhibit "From India to Israel: A Photographic Journey" with magnificent works of photographers Laura Ben-David and...

Later this year, Shavei Israel will be bringing a large group of 250 Bnei Menashe immigrants from northeast India to Israel on Aliyah. Meanwhile, thousands of them are still in India, waiting for the opportunity to join their relatives and friends in the Jewish state. This week,...

By Mishael Dickman - Is Judaism a tradition linked directly to the Bible, taking us back to Mount Sinai, i.e., the original word of God? Or is it a general code of law that slowly evolved over the years into what it is today? ...

Last week, Shavei Israel communities celebrated the 71st Israel Independence Day and shared with us pictures of their events and activities. Bnei Menashe Lodz, Poland Cali, Colombia Ambato, Ecuador Cagliari, Italy ...

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...

This week a beautiful new photo exhibit opened, at AACI headquarters in Jerusalem, entitled 'Camaraderie.' Among the exhibitors was Laura Ben-David, Shavei's director of marketing and new media. Laura's photos are devoted to the journey of the Bnei Menashe, from northeast India to Israel, and reflected...

Fifteen Bnei Menashe couples, all of whom immigrated to Israel from Manipur, India, two months ago were remarried this week in a festive and emotional group ceremony at Shavei Israel’s absorption center in Kfar Hasidim after completing their formal conversion....

What a pleasure to celebrate with Pinchas and Linor, a wedding they waited five long years for, until after they'd both made aliyah to Israel. Our own Laura Ben-David, a guest at the wedding, took these photos of the fairy-tale event....

This week 225 Bnei Menashe came on aliyah to Israel! Including 80 year-old Abel Hangshing who reunited with his brother for the first time in ten years and met great-grandchildren for the first time...