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November 10, 2006
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A planned airlift of Indian Jews to Israel was canceled out of concern that diplomatic relations between India and Israel could be harmed. A group of 218 members of the Bnei Menashe, a community from northeastern India that claims descent from the tribe of Menashe, will still be immigrating to Israel but in smaller, staggered groups, immigration officials told JTA.

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