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Nov 23, 2017, 2:54 PM
PHOTO ESSAY: A different aliyah arrival
4 flights, many bus rides, an overnight stay in New Delhi, yet the Bnei Menashe sing their way through the airport
Anoop Kumar Gupta
Jul 3, 2017, 1:06 PM
Cultural Connect between India and Israel and its implications
India-Israel cultural connect is much older than their official diplomatic relations. Diplomatic ties between the two states are just 25 years old but cultural bond between the two people are much deeper and stronger. Politico-strategically speaking, India and Israel...
Jan 4, 2017, 8:33 AM
Indigenous Tribe Returns to Israel after 27 Centuries
“And God said to Jacob ‘Return to the land of your fathers and to your native land, and I will be with you.’” (Genesis 31:3) The indigenous people of the Land of Israel are the twelve tribes of Israel...
Jun 16, 2015, 3:00 PM
Kickstarter for Bnei Menashe Aliyah?
When I read this recent article by fellow blogger Laura Ben David, I was stunned. I was sad. (I was a bit disgusted). Ok. I confess, I was a lot disgusted. I was curious and wondering where I would...
Jun 12, 2015, 1:48 AM
Bnei Menashe Aliyah in jeopardy
It’s been six months since my eventful trip to India which irrevocably connected me to the Bnei Menashe. These special people, believed to be of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel, have finally been returning to their lost homeland after...
Apr 1, 2015, 5:53 AM
You won’t believe the video this university student made
For pro-Israel advocates, the plethora of web tools available allows for some very cool projects
Feb 2, 2015, 10:10 PM
My journey alongside Bnei Menashe
These new Israelis are learning Hebrew, retraining for jobs and taking their first trip to the Western Wall
Dec 20, 2014, 12:25 AM
José Wants to Talk to You
Modern Day Anusim and Joseph the Tzaddik In this week’s parsha Joseph’s brothers come into Egypt looking for food and appear before their own brother Joseph whom they do not recognize. They mistook him for an Egyptian and he did...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Nov 28, 2014, 5:30 PM
The Fulfillment of Yishayahu’s Prophecy
In Parshat Vayetzei, when Yaakov sees Rachel for the first time, he finds the energy to lift a heavy rock that would normally take a group of shepherds to lift. Ramban uses the pasuk from Yishayahu 40:31 to explain that...
Nov 20, 2014, 12:06 AM
From India to Israel: #4 – Shabbat and the home stretch
Shabbat with the Bnei Menashe…where do I begin? Shall I start by counting the number of times my eyes welled up with tears from overwhelming emotion? Or perhaps I should preface by explaining just what Shabbat means to every...