More than 250 Jews from the Igbo ethnic group in Nigeria were brought to Israel last month for a week of Jewish activities and classes.
The IDF recently added its first soldiers from an Indian “lost tribe.”
More than 300 men and women, who identify of descendants of Jews dating back centuries, gathered in the Sicilian capital of Palermno on Sunday to celebrate Jewish history as part of an annual event called European Days of Jewish Culture.
Who are the Kaifeng Jews? Is the Chinese government “cracking down” on them?
Pope Francis met with “Lost Tribe seeker” Michael Freund in Poland on Sunday to discuss the growing number of young Poles “rediscovering their Jewish roots.” The two had sparred in the past over the Pope’s support of a Palestinian state, but appeared to be seeking common ground in Krakow.
Israel will spend 8.1 million shekels, or about $2 million, to bring more than 712 members of India’s Bnei Menashe community to Israel this year, the Israeli news site Walla reported May 22.
A first-ever initiative from the Israeli government is mapping the worldwide multi-ethnic, multi-racial Jewish world — and that world is growing.
You might not expect to find members of the Tribe in China, but they’re there — and they trace their roots back more than 800 years.