Bnei Menashe – UPSC Prelims

  • Bnei Menashe, son of Manasseh, represents an ethnolinguistic group from North East India with members from Chin, Luchai, Kuki and Mizo Tribes.
  • They are settled in Manipur and Mizoram and considered to have descent from Manasseh, one of the 10 original Jews Tribes which were exiled from the Land of Israel.
  • Since 2003, a number of them have moved to Israel.