'Israel Must Not Lose Forced Converts to Portugal'Portugal on Thursday approves giving Jewish Inquisition victims' descendants citizenship; 'Israel must reconnect them with Jewish people.'
Spain Renewing Jewish Historical Sites for Profit?Critics say Spain is investing in ancient sites of Jewish life wiped out by Inquisition simply to promote tourism.
'A Ray of Light' as Bnei Menashe Return from India43 Jews from India arrive, bringing year total to a record 410. MK Lipman: 'the arrival should remind us of the special times we live in.'
Watch the 'Lions of Zion' Crowned in JerusalemSee live feed of Moskowitz Prize for Zionism ceremony, recognizing key nationalists in Israel.
Historic Seder Held in KaifengRemnants of ancient community returning to their Jewish roots with first Seder in memory, sponsored by Shavei Israel organization.
Watch A Chinese Jew's Heartfelt Passover SongRam, the cantor of China's renewed ancient Jewish community of Kaifeng, sings of redemption.
Gatherer of 'Lost Tribes' Wins Moskowitz PrizeMichael Freund will share 'Lion of Zion prize' with Zionist notables, including archaeologist who saved priceless Temple Mount artifacts.
Portugal Sets Sights on Renewing Jewish LifeThe first Jewish cultural and religious center in Portugal was inaugurated last week following expulsion of Jews 500 years ago.
Poland's 'Hidden Jews' Gather for a Special ShabbatDozens of "hidden Jews," Poles who have long-forgotten Jewish roots, gathered for a special Shabbat - at the gates of Auschwitz
Israeli Chief Rabbi Greets Newly Arrived Bnei Menashe ImmigrantsIsrael’s Sephardic Chief Rabbi congratulated the 274 Bnei Menashe immigrants from India who arrived in the Jewish state in recent months.
2,000th Member of Lost Tribe Returns HomeThe 2,000th member of the ancient Bnei Menashe community lands in Israel as a new citizen.
Marranos Gather in Southern Italy to Explore Their RootsDozens of Italians of Jewish descent -- Marranos -- have gathered in the southern region of the country to explore their roots this week.
Israeli Government Allows 7,000 Bnei Menashe to Make AliyahThanks to the efforts of Shavei Israel, government drafts plan to allow for more than 7,000 of the Bnei Menashe to arrive in Israel.
India's Bnei Menashe mark Yom HaatzmautHundreds of Bnei Menashe in northeastern India gathered together earlier this week for communal celebrations of Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day).
India's Bnei Menashe Celebrate ChanukahThe 7,200 members of the Bnei Menashe community of northeastern India ushered in the festival of Chanukah this weekend with joy and ceremony.