Bnei Menashe Tag

Another new branch of the Bnei Akiva movement was recently launched! After similar successes in other northern communities, this new chapter is again intended for the Bnei Menashe community who immigrated to Israel from northeastern India, this time for those in Tiberias. About 70 kids from the...

Hundreds of Bnei Menashe soldiers, both active and reserve duty, have been fighting the current war in Israel on multiple fronts. We solute them, and all of our precious soldiers! Many Bnei Menashe wait years to be able to immigrate to Israel for the privilege to...

Of the 162 Bnei Menashe families evacuated from their homes from the border communities of Sderot and Kiryat Shemoneh, a number of them have been in various hotels in Jerusalem and other cities, trying to find a semblance of normal in this extremely challenging time.   Teams...

The Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat is literally the 'New Year for the Trees’. Falling out on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, it is a holiday of tree planting, fruit eating, special ‘seders’ for the holiday and other celebrations of nature...

Congratulations to Bnei Menashe Oved Hrangchal, who won a gold medal in kickboxing for the 57 kg weight category at a competition last week!   Hrangchal, 29, representing the David Ramon Martial Arts Center in Maalot Tarshiha, was a mixed martial arts and kickboxing champion in his...

The Bnei Akiva ‘Hamenashe’ chapter in Nof HaGalil is growing, and every kid involved is a huge achievement. When the kids and the counselors, and even the person in charge are among the Bnei Menashe community, this special chapter is like no other.  To enhance the...

Israel is nearly 100 days into a war that it never wanted, fighting against Hamas, a terrorist entity on its border who has already murdered over 1200 people including women, children and the elderly, as well as kidnapped 240 people. Many thousands of rockets have...

A bit of joy and hope for the future during a difficult time as friends and neighbors of the Thangjalam family, of the Bnei Menashe community in Nof Hagalil, celebrate the chalakah of little Israel Thangjalam.  Traditional Jews often wait until a boy's third birthday before giving...

Yitzhak Chawngthu, 21 years old, is from from the Bnei Menashe community in Nof HaGalil. Yitzhak, the youngest of seven siblings, made aliyah in 2014 with his family, thanks to Shavei Israel. A soldier in the 931st Nahal Battalion, Yitzhak fought in a tough battle in...

Ezra Janggousang, a B'nei Menashe child displaced from the ethnic fighting in northeast India, is the adorable child seen lighting the Chanukah candles in a number of photos coming out of the Shavei Israel Centre, Churachandpur, Manipur, in northeast India. Ezra, along with his family and...