Aliyah from China: Jewish history in the making

Arutz Sheva welcomes home 5 women from ancient Chinese Jewish community after thousands of years, in 'fulfillment of prophecy.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/29/2016, 7:01 PM

Under the Radar, Shavei Israel Has Brought Back Thousands

The organization has literally facilitated the return of thousands of people to Judaism around the world and is still seeing more demand.Gedalyah Reback, 3/11/2015, 7:36 AM

'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.'Ari Yashar, 1/29/2015, 10:32 PM

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.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 8:02 AM

'A Ray of Light' as Bnei Menashe Return from India

43 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.'Ari Yashar, 6/19/2014, 7:17 PM

Watch the 'Lions of Zion' Crowned in Jerusalem

See live feed of Moskowitz Prize for Zionism ceremony, recognizing key nationalists in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 5/29/2014, 7:10 PM

Historic Seder Held in Kaifeng

Remnants of ancient community returning to their Jewish roots with first Seder in memory, sponsored by Shavei Israel organization.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2014, 4:52 PM

Watch A Chinese Jew's Heartfelt Passover Song

Ram, the cantor of China's renewed ancient Jewish community of Kaifeng, sings of redemption.Ari Yashar, 4/3/2014, 9:59 PM

Gatherer of 'Lost Tribes' Wins Moskowitz Prize

Michael Freund will share 'Lion of Zion prize' with Zionist notables, including archaeologist who saved priceless Temple Mount artifacts.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 4/3/2014, 6:30 PM

Portugal Sets Sights on Renewing Jewish Life

The first Jewish cultural and religious center in Portugal was inaugurated last week following expulsion of Jews 500 years ago.Rina Tzvi , 7/31/2013, 9:48 PM

Poland's 'Hidden Jews' Gather for a Special Shabbat

Dozens of "hidden Jews," Poles who have long-forgotten Jewish roots, gathered for a special Shabbat - at the gates of AuschwitzDavid Lev, 4/8/2013, 6:59 PM

Israeli Chief Rabbi Greets Newly Arrived Bnei Menashe Immigrants

Israel’s Sephardic Chief Rabbi congratulated the 274 Bnei Menashe immigrants from India who arrived in the Jewish state in recent months., 3/13/2013, 3:00 PM

2,000th Member of Lost Tribe Returns Home

The 2,000th member of the ancient Bnei Menashe community lands in Israel as a new citizen.Maayana Miskin, 1/17/2013, 8:42 PM

Marranos Gather in Southern Italy to Explore Their Roots

Dozens of Italians of Jewish descent -- Marranos -- have gathered in the southern region of the country to explore their roots this week.Chana Ya'ar, 9/7/2011, 2:25 PM

Israeli Government Allows 7,000 Bnei Menashe to Make Aliyah

Thanks to the efforts of Shavei Israel, government drafts plan to allow for more than 7,000 of the Bnei Menashe to arrive in Israel.Elad Benari, 6/24/2011, 6:15 AM

India's Bnei Menashe mark Yom Haatzmaut

Hundreds of Bnei Menashe in northeastern India gathered together earlier this week for communal celebrations of Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day).INN Staff, 4/23/2010, 2:25 PM

India's Bnei Menashe Celebrate Chanukah

The 7,200 members of the Bnei Menashe community of northeastern India ushered in the festival of Chanukah this weekend with joy and ceremony.Hana Levi Julian, 12/13/2009, 11:39 AM