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Friday, April 01, 2005

Rabbi backs India's 'lost Jews'

The BBC reports that Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar has informed members of north-east India's Bnei Manashe community that they are indeed decendents of one of the 10 lost tribes exiled from Israel in the 8th Century BCE. The community will now be formally converted to Orthodox Judaism and allowed immigration to Israel.

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