Shavei Israel | Churachandpur

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Bnei Menashe celebrations - including candle lighting in Manipur and a holiday-inspired seminar in Mizoram - are in the news this week. Here's one report: from the San Diego Jewish World. "We pray that this will be the last Hanukkah they celebrate in India," said...

Hanukah is here and we're happy to light up your day with energetic video from the Shavei Israel Bnei Menashe center in Churachandpur, India. Bnei Menashe youth sing traditional Hanukah songs - in Hebrew and English - from the heart of Manipur....

During the intermediate days of hol ha-moed Sukkot, Jews around the world traditionally take out a Torah scroll and walk around the room in synagogue while carrying their "arba minim." And that's exactly what the Bnei Menashe did. We have photos from the Sukkot shul...

One hundred Bnei Menashe are due to make aliyah in November, with Shavei Israel's help. The new group is coming from the Indian state of Manipur and will arrive on two flights of 50 people each. Shavei Israel Chairman Michael Freund will be accompanying them...

Summer is here and that means school's out and it's time for camp. Shavei Israel is sponsoring a summer camp at the Bnei Menashe center in Churachandpur, India. Nearly 300 children are participating. We have some great pictures....

For our final post-Pesach stop, we visit the Bnei Menashe in India. Our correspondent Meital Singson send us some lovely photos of the community getting ready for the holiday at the Beith Shalom center in Churachandpur, Manipur....

Members of the Bnei Menashe Jewish community in India came together last week to bake matzah at the Shavei Israel center in Churachandpur, a district in the northeastern state of Manipur. "It’s reminiscent of Biblical times, and our forefathers’ hurrying to flee Egypt,” said one...