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102 from India’s ‘Bnei Menashe’ officially join Israeli society

After spending the past 3 months in an absorption center, the Bnei Menashe immigrants from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram will now settle in Nazareth Illit in the Galilee, where they will begin to build their new lives in the Jewish state.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


One hundred two members of the Bnei Menashe Jewish community will officially join Israeli society on Monday, May 15.

The new Bnei Menashe immigrants arrived in Israel from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram in February. Mizoram borders Burma and Bangladesh and is home to the second-largest concentration of Bnei Menashe in India after that of the state of Manipur. Continue Reading »