Sunday, March 29, 2009

Bringing Israel's Lost Tribe Home

One of the great mysteries of ancient history has been the fate of the lost tribes of Israel.

But one Jewish organization believes it has found the lost tribe, called Bnei Menashe, and plans to bring them home.

Daniel is part of the Bnei Menashe tribe in India. They are believed to be descendants of the 10 lost tribes of Israel who were exiled from their homeland almost 3,000 years ago.

The Bnei Menashe practice Judaism, observing the sabbath, keeping kosher and even celebrating Jewish festivals-- all while living in India and hoping to someday return to the promise land.

Michael Freund is working to bring the Bnei Menshe to Israel.

"They see it as the fulfillment of the of biblical prophecy. which i believe it is," he explained.

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