162 Members of ‘Lost’ Jewish Tribe Arrive in Israel

Newly arrived Jewish immigrants coming from France hold Israeli flags as they step off the plane upon their arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on July 20, 2016. More than 200 French Jews were expected to immigrate to Israel aboard this aliyah (Immigration to Israel) flight, …
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The Algemeiner reports: JNS.org – A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel this week, marking the latest wave of so-called “lost” Jews to immigrate to the Jewish state.

The new immigrants arrived at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport in two groups and were greeted by jubilant family members and supporters, who danced, sang and waved Israeli flags.

The latest aliyah of Bnei Menashe members follows a group of 102 Indian Jews who arrived in Israel in February.

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