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A PRAYER FOR ALIYAH

Sun. Mar 9, 2014 at 11:00am EDT
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A PRAYER FOR ALIYAH

Dir. Zorawar Shukla (28min, India, 2012)
In Hindi, Thadou-Kuki, and English with English Subtitles
Documentary
DC Premiere

7,500 tribal Kuki-Chin-Mizo from a turbulent corner of Northeast India believe they are the descendants of the Lost Tribe of Menasseh. With no written record of their history, they are faced with the difficult task of proving themselves to be Jews in order to be able to make aliyah (to immigrate Israel). We follow the lives of three Manipuri Jews living in a neglected part of the country where their steadfast belief and strict practice of Orthodox Judaism offer them a glimpse of a better life.

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Washington DCJCC 1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036