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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...

Shavei Israel Chairman Michael Freund is many things: The founder of an organization that provides critical assistance to lost tribes and “hidden” Jewish communities, a former deputy director of communication in the Israeli prime minister’s office, and a regular columnist for The Jerusalem Post. Now...

Nine Bnei Menashe couples, all of whom immigrated to Israel from Manipur, India, last month, married this week in a group ceremony at Shavei Israel’s absorption center in Kfar Hasidim under Jewish law in the wake of their formal conversion....

In the coming weeks, we will be sharing some of the most remarkable photos we've seen of the Bnei Menashe community in Manipur. Joel Shoot is a professional photographer who is currently visiting India. The faces of the Bnei Menashe are just breathtaking. Here are...

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....

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...

Last week was h-u-g-e for the Bnei Menashe. 162 new immigrants from India landed at Ben-Gurion Airport in two separate flights. We already shared pictures from the first flight of #OperationMenashe on Tuesday. But Thursday’s flight was even more emotional, with multiple reunions of families...