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Hundreds of 'Lost Tribe' Bnei Menashe Jews make Aliyah

Michael Freund, founder of Shavei Yisrael, speaks with i24NEWS about the return of the 'Lost Tribe' of Menashe.

Hundreds of 'Lost Tribe' Bnei Menashe Jews make Aliyah

10 Indian-Jewish ‘lost tribe’ couples remarried in Israel

Ten Indian-Jewish couples from the Bnei Menashe “lost tribe” marry in a Jewish ceremony at an absorption center in northern Israel.

10 Indian-Jewish ‘lost tribe’ couples remarried in Israel

Watch: Bnei Menashe recite Shema for first time in Israel

72 members of the Bnei Menashe community make aliyah, recite Shema. Beginning of year-long campaign to bring hundreds of members to Israel.

Watch: Bnei Menashe recite Shema for first time in Israel

Bnei Menashe gather in India to celebrate Hanukkah

Thousand of Bnei Menashe in India gather to celebrate Hanukkah

Bnei Menashe gather in India to celebrate Hanukkah

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.'

Aliyah from China: Jewish history in the making

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.

Under the Radar, Shavei Israel Has Brought Back Thousands

'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.'

'Israel Must Not Lose Forced Converts to Portugal'

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.

Spain Renewing Jewish Historical Sites for Profit?

'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.'

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

Watch the 'Lions of Zion' Crowned in Jerusalem

See live feed of Moskowitz Prize for Zionism ceremony, recognizing key nationalists in Israel.

Watch the 'Lions of Zion' Crowned in Jerusalem

Historic Seder Held in Kaifeng

Remnants of ancient community returning to their Jewish roots with first Seder in memory, sponsored by Shavei Israel organization.

Historic Seder Held in Kaifeng

Watch A Chinese Jew's Heartfelt Passover Song

Ram, the cantor of China's renewed ancient Jewish community of Kaifeng, sings of redemption.

Watch A Chinese Jew's Heartfelt Passover Song

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.

Gatherer of 'Lost Tribes' Wins Moskowitz Prize

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.

Portugal Sets Sights on Renewing Jewish Life

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 Auschwitz

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

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.

Israeli Chief Rabbi Greets Newly Arrived Bnei Menashe Immigrants

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.

2,000th Member of Lost Tribe Returns Home

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.

Marranos Gather in Southern Italy to Explore Their Roots

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.

Israeli Government Allows 7,000 Bnei Menashe to Make Aliyah

The Hamas and Al Qaeda Parallel

The Hamas and Al Qaeda Parallel

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).

India's Bnei Menashe mark Yom Haatzmaut

Seven Ways to Save Jerusalem

Seven Ways to Save Jerusalem

Let's Launch Arab Apartheid Week

Let's Launch Arab Apartheid Week

Promo: Coming Home to Zion

Promo: Coming Home to Zion

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.

India's Bnei Menashe Celebrate Chanukah

An Appeal of Faith to President George W. Bush

 An Appeal of Faith to President George W. Bush

Is Yossi Beilin still rooting for the Seattle Seahawks?

 Is Yossi Beilin still rooting for the Seattle Seahawks?

Rafah: A Turbulent History

 Rafah: A Turbulent History

Israeli Culture: The Last, Great Frontier

 Israeli Culture: The Last, Great Frontier

Visit From a Dictator

 Visit From a Dictator

Designer Gas Masks

 Designer Gas Masks

<I>Chukat</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

<I>Chukat</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

<I>Beha?alotecha</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

 <I>Beha?alotecha</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

<I>Behar-B?chukotai</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

 <I>Behar-B?chukotai</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

<I>Acharei Mot-Kedoshim</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

 <I>Acharei Mot-Kedoshim</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

<I>Tazri?a-Metzora</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

 <I>Tazri?a-Metzora</I>: The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? <I>Shabbat HaGadol</I>

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? <I>Shabbat HaGadol</I>

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? Yitro

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? Yitro

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? Beshalach

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? Beshalach

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? Va?era

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land ? Va?era

The Malady of Oslo

 The Malady of Oslo

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land - Shemot

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land - Shemot

Radio Free Gaza

 Radio Free Gaza

Arafat?s Palm Pilot

 Arafat?s Palm Pilot

The Cycle of Absurdity

 The Cycle of Absurdity

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-VaYishlach

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-VaYishlach

What Happened to Religious Aliyah?

 What Happened to Religious Aliyah?

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-Vayetze

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-Vayetze

Who Are You Calling Stupid, Dr. Solana?

 Who Are You Calling Stupid, Dr. Solana?

Five Reasons to Rejoice

 Five Reasons to Rejoice

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-Toldot

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-Toldot

The Death of Outrage

 The Death of Outrage

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land- Chayei Sarah

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land- Chayei Sarah

From Balfour to Blair

 From Balfour to Blair

The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-Vayera

 The Prophets, the Process and the Promised Land-Vayera

The Bosom of the Beast

 The Bosom of the Beast

The Parsha, the Process and the Promised Land-Lech Lecha

 The Parsha, the Process and the Promised Land-Lech Lecha

Monster Movies

 Monster Movies