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Indian converts to Judaism: lost tribes of Israel or economic migrants?
30/09/2006 ISRAEL - INDIA
After millennia in India, lost tribe returns to Israel
The presumed descendents of the Bnei Menashe, one of the 10 lost biblical tribes mentioned in the Bible, are about to leave India after 2,700 years. They will reside in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
16/11/2006 INDIA ISRAELE
"Lost tribe" of Israel accuses missionaries of forced conversion
The alleged descendants of one of the ten lost tribes of Israel left India 2,700 after the exodus to "return" to Israel. For an Indian Catholic, the tribe is leaving for a better life, not out of religious conviction.
15/11/2005 INDIA ISRAEL
Israel stops conversion of lost Indian tribe
Bnei Menashe were recognised as one of the ten lost tribes of Israel, but protests by New Delhi has stopped the process of conversion.
Women reject Taliban-like rules on bus
A group of Israeli women filed a petition with the court against requiring women to sit in the back of buses in ultra-Orthodox areas, where sit in the front and women in the back to prevent the sexes from “mixing”.
Christian groups against approval of Rajasthan anti-conversion bill
John Dayal, a well-known human rights activist, has written an open letter to the State governor, urging her to "use her legislative powers to reject the decree and to prevent it from becoming law".
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