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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...

Last week, Shavei Israel communities all over the world gathered together to light bonfires as celebration of Lag B'Omer. We are glad to share with you some pictures from the celebrations in Poland, India and Israel!...

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...

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...

Every #OperationMenashe flight is an exciting moment - for both the new immigrants and those waiting to greet them. This year, Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri came to Ben-Gurion Airport to give his personal blessing for their aliyah, and got more than he bargained for...

Get your handkerchiefs out, because you’re going to need something to contain the emotion as you watch these videos. Families who haven’t seen each other in years break down in tears while whoops and cheers can be heard in the background by the elated new...

Israel National News's Yoni Kempinski covered the arrival at Ben-Gurion Airport of the first flight for November's #OperationMenashe. He interviewed Chen and Yaakov, who haven't seen Chen's sister and Yaakov's mother for many years. They tell Yoni what their life has been life since making...

After many, many hours of traveling, exhaustion didn't stop the 82 Bnei Menashe who immigrated to Israel from India this Tuesday from celebrating full force. We have emotional video of the new olim as they sing and dance their way from the plane to the...

The countdown to November’s #OperationMenashe aliyah flights from India is ticking fast – just one week and 162 Bnei Menashe will be winging their way from Manipur to their new homes in Israel. One particular woman can barely contain her excitement. Chen Kongsai made aliyah...