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Great news for the Bnei Menashe community of Nof Hagalil: Rabbi Crispil has become the official community rabbi of the community, specifically for the immigrants from Manipur, as the rabbi for Shavei Israel. In the presence of the mayor of the city of Nof Hagalil, the...

This week was the closing of a special 8-week course for Bnei Menashe leadership in Nof Hagalil to help their community members deal with addiction.  The course was provided for 18 men and women of the Bnei Menashe community as well as leaders at the Hesder...

Hezron Tauteng, a member of the Bnei Menashe community, immigrated from India with his family with the help of Shavei Israel in 2015. They settled in Kiryat Shemona, in Israel's north. This past Shavuot he passed away after a cardiac event. He was the first...

Another fabulous video from our friends at Unpacked. "The mystery of the 10 Lost Tribes of Israel has captivated the imagination of societies around the world for centuries. Among the many communities who claim to descend from these Lost Tribes, the Bnei Menashe, from a remote...

Five years ago, Yehuda and Chana Honorato, from Bahia, Brazil, sent their children all the way to Israel to study at Yemin Orde for high school. This was not only a major undertaking for the couple, but they were not even Jewish. Yet. But they were...

This month the much-awaited annual Bnei Akiva summer youth leadership training seminar was held for the Bnei Menashe group leaders from the whole northern district. This year, thirty outstanding Bnei Menashe group leaders, from four different community branches, participated in the seminar. They hailed from the original...

My name is Eliana, my parents are not Jewish but, somehow, they chose that name without knowing that it would give me this identity that I have today. I am a converted Jew and today I feel that my name cannot be any other. My...

For things to work smoothly, there are often many moving parts and many people who move them. Sometimes there is that one pivotal human being who just makes all the difference. Rabbi Dan Zer, director of the Jerusalem district of the Conversion Authority, is one...

This week a team of people from Shavei Israel went to Tel Aviv to visit ANU - Museum of the Jewish People for a special sold-out screening of 'Between the Stone and the Flower: The Duality of the Conversos' with Genie Milgrom herself!   The documentary  is...