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January 13, 2000
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A group from India that claims to be the descendants of a lost Jewish tribe are asking Israel to grant citizenship to 100 of them per year. The request from the 3,500-member Shinglung community, which claims to be descendants of the tribe of Menasheh, comes as Israel continues to struggle with admitting would- be immigrants whose Jewishness has been questioned.

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