Israel has identified a displaced tribe among the Mizo People

My friend Marcia just sent me this link and it is mind-boggling.   Two of our Burmese families (Vena and Sante) are Mizo Chin.  They are a subset of a group that live in the Indian State of Mizoram.   They speak the same language and cross the borders frequently.

According to the linked story Israel has identified the lost tribe of Manasseh as having been displaced to NE India (the Mizoram State) during the Assyrian dispersion (II Kings 18:11-12).   Check out this link and remember to pray for God’s chosen people of Israel.

http://www.shavei.org/communities/bnei_menashe/multimedia-bnei_menashe/videos-bnei_menashe/fabulous-news-report-on-the-bnei-menashe-immigration-to-israel/?lang=en

Here is another article about the same story.  This aliyah (the immigration of Jews from the diaspora to the Land of Israel) started in 2005 then resumed in December, 2012.

http://www.shavei.org/communities/bnei_menashe/articles-bnei_menashe/bnei-menashe-aliyah-has-resumed/?lang=enf

According to Israeli researchers, the region of India where the tribe of Manassah was displaced is two states that border Myanmar.   The Manipur and Mizoram states share a common border with the Burmese Sagaing Division.  The Mizoram state shares a common border with the Burmese Chin State.  The Mizo people tend to live in the northern tip of the Chin State.  Here is a map.India Chin Border

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About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

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