Government set to finalize Bnei Menashe aliya

27.09.2011                      28.Elul, 5771

Bnei Menashe:

Government set to finalize Bnei Menashe aliya

Evangelical Christian groups gear up to support immigration of Indian community who claim descent from one of the lost tribes of Israel.

The government is expected to give final approval in the next few weeks to bring to Israel more than 7,200 remaining members of an Indian community who claim descent from one of the lost tribes of Israel.
The decision to allow the last members of the Bnei Menashe to immigrate to Israel is being greeted with excitement by local Evangelical Christian groups, who view it as fulfillment of Biblical prophecy and who have pledged financial support for the move….