09 Dec VIDEO: Bnei Menashe celebrate Hanukah in Jerusalem
A group of Bnei Menashe new immigrants now living in Tiberias celebrated the start of the Hanukah holiday at the OU Center in Jerusalem. In front of an audience that included OU Israel executive director Avi Berman, the group – led by Shavei Israel’s own Tzvi Khaute and hosted by Shavei Israel’s director of marketing Laura Ben David – sang a mix of Hebrew Hanukah songs and traditional Bnei Menashe tunes. We have videos and pictures from the event below. Shavei Israel’s director of marketing Laura Ben-David wrote about the event here.
Opening by Tzvi Khaute
Song: “Katange” (in Bnei Menashe language of Kuki)
Song: “Maoz Tzur”
Questions and answers
Arutz Sheva also has the story – you can read it here.