Bnei Menashe Videos

Bnei Menashe girls from Nof Hagalil learn the traditional bamboo dance of Mizoram in advance of Aliyah Day.  Their teacher, Dena Relte, made aliyah herself from Mizoram in 2014. In fact, it would probably hard to find a qualified teacher of this complex dance who didn't...

We at Shavei Israel are deeply concerned about the ongoing ethnic violence in Manipur, India that has devastated the Bnei Menashe community there. A total of 292 Bnei Menashe families (numbering 1,190 men, women and children) have been forced to flee their homes in the past...

A personal account by Yosef Vaiphei from Beth El Langol, in Manipur, India. Yosef's younger brother Samuel Vaiphei, who was married just a month ago, works for Shavei Israel and was in Churachandpur occupied with the work regarding the aliyah process for the next Bnei...

[caption id="attachment_171426" align="alignleft" width="236"] Badly damaged Torah scroll in Manipur, India[/caption] Devastating news has been coming out of Manipur, India. The image of a destroyed Torah scroll in a burned out synagogue is symbolic of the rampant destruction that has swept across the region leaving nearly...

At the Arbel school in Nof HaGalil, where about 100 students from the Bnei Manashe community attend, they held a special assembly where they prayed for the rescue and repatriation of their brothers in India, some of whom were attacked last week and over 200...

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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...

As part of our Ma'ani Center programming to preserve, promote and disseminate the unique heritage and culture of the various communities we work with, we brought a presentation about the Bnei Menashe to the Golan Heights....