Bnei Menashe Tag

One of the big projects that Shavei Israel is constantly involved in is writing, publishing and providing necessary books and literature to the various communities we work with. These books include prayer books, Hebrew and Bible study books, and others. It is an enormous amount...

Earlier this month, a special exhibit opened, in cooperation with Shavei Israel and the Indian Jewish Heritage organization, to celebrate the culture and traditions of the Bnei Menashe in memory of Yoel Lhanghal z"l, an 18 year-old who was murdered last month in northern Israel.  The...

The public was invited to participate in a special memorial marking 30 days since Yoel Lhangal z"l was killed in Kiryat Shmoneh. The stone setting and special program, with local dignitaries and many guests, was organized both to remember Yoel, and to give strength and...

Translation of excerpts of a moving interview with Pnina Tamano Shata, Israel’s Minister of Aliya and Absorption, and Yaron Vilensky on the Chamesh baErev program, Gala"TZ, as she shares in the grief of the family of the late Yoel Lhanghel z”l of the Bnei Menashe...

It was with profound sorrow and shock that we heard about the terrible murder of Yoel Lhangal, a young Bnei Menashe immigrant to Israel, on October 7.   Yoel z"l was an ambitious 18-year old yeshiva student who immigrated to Israel with the help of Shavei Israel...

Some people find inspiration from their soul. Some people have inborn talent. When you have both together, you can expect beautiful things to emerge...

The summer is a time when kids are out of school. And while many kids go to camp and travel, not everyone has the resources to do this and many children are left with nothing to do.  In Nof Hagalil, amazing summer programs have been organized...

Despite many challenges, we were blessed to bring over 700 Bnei Menashe from India to Israel between December 2020 and December 2021. These new olim (immigrants) each spent their first few months in Israel in our absorption centers, after which they were absorbed in Nof...

Sometimes teachers really connect with a particular subject matter, or specific population. And sometimes a teacher connects with both, in a remarkable way, that makes all the difference for their students. Meet Dalia Netzer, a wonderful, dedicated - and beloved - Hebrew teacher, who has...

The Bnei Menashe, or sons of Manasseh, claim descent from one of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel, who were sent into exile by the Assyrian Empire more than 27 centuries ago. Their ancestors wandered through Central Asia and the Far East for centuries, before settling in what is now northeastern India, along the borders of Burma...