Bnei Menashe Videos

The second of two aliyah flights last week landed on Thursday. Seventy-two Bnei Menashe from Mizoram arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport where they were met by scores of Israelis overjoyed by the latest immigration from India. We caught the excitement on video and we have it...

Did you want to come to Ben-Gurion Airport to greet the latest Bnei Menashe aliyah flights from India, but you couldn't make it? Never fear - through the wonders of Facebook, we can take you there. Visit Shavei Israel's Facebook page to watch three videos...

The Bnei Anousim community in San Salvador held a festive Hanukah party last week with games and presents, plus a typical El Salvadoran food called "Pupuzas," made of cornmeal stuffed with mozzarella and black beans (kosher of course). We have pictures and video....

A group of Bnei Menashe new immigrants now living in Tiberias celebrated the start of the Hanukah holiday at the OU Center in Jerusalem. Led by Shavei Israel's own Tzvi Khaute, they sang a mix of Hebrew Hanukah songs and traditional Bnei Menashe tunes. We...

Here are two videos guaranteed to get you clapping your hands. (Almost) live from India, it's the Bnei Menashe kids lighting candles and singing Hanukah songs. Isn't it amazing how different and yet so similar we all are as Jews....

The last group of Bnei Menashe to make aliyah left the Kfar Hasidim absorption center just before the Jewish holidays and, with Shavei Israel's assistance, moved into their new homes in Kiryat Shemona in the northern Galilee. Israel's Channel 1 news sent correspondent Ruby Hammerschlag...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, during a session of Knesset on October 14, 2015. During his speech welcoming Mukherjee to Israel, Netanyahu's emphasized the strong ties between the two countries by citing the Bnei Menashe immigrants who have moved from...

The Internet has been all abuzz in the past few weeks with video about Shavei Israel. We wanted to share a few of those links with you. The video is from a group of Benie Menashe visiting the Western Wall for the first time. You...

More than 2,700 years after their ancestors had been exiled from the Land of Israel, a group of recent immigrants from the Bnei Menashe visited their forefather Joseph’s tomb, the first rendezvous of its kind. Shavei Israel helped one hundred Bnei Menashe pay an emotional...

Arutz 7 TV's Yoni Kempinski was at Ben-Gurion Airport last week to greet the third flight of Bnei Menashe to make aliyah. He interviews Shavei Israel Chairman Michael Freund, Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom and Miriam, a young Bnei Menashe new immigrant. The three minute...