'Lost Tribe' of India Jews Return to Israel

Bnei Menashe say they were banished in 8th century BC

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 24, 2012 12:32 PM CST

(Newser) – Dozens of Jews who claim to be the descendants of a lost biblical Jewish tribe have emigrated to Israel from their village in northeastern India. The Bnei Menashe say they are descended from Jews banished from ancient Israel to India in the eighth century BC....   Read full story »


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