In 2017, the American outreach group Kulanu organized more than 150 Jewish conversions in Nicaragua and Côte d’Ivoire.
“This would be a big step forward,” Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, a Ugandan leader, said.
The test, and the missionary group that carried it out, were criticized by Igbo activists.
“They were lost and forgotten, until now.”
The cleric made headlines in this West African country.
JERUSALEM — Ten Indian-Jewish couples from the Bnei Menashe “lost tribe” were married in a Jewish ceremony at an absorption center in northern Israel. The group wedding remarriage ceremony on Sunday in the Kfar Hasidim community was part of the couples’ formal conversion to Judaism. The couples, who immigrated from India, ranged in age…
A new genetic test to determine whether the Igbo have “Jewish genes” has opened up fierce debates.
Biafran separatists, who profess “lost tribe” heritage, hope Trump will recognize their political movement.
Kendrick Farris, United States’ only male weightlifter at the 2016 Olympics, finished 11th in the men’s 94kg weight class.
A self-professed “Lost Tribe King” from Togo is promising to lead a mass pilgrimage to Jerusalem this fall.