Category:Bene Israel

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Bene-Israel (es); Bene Israël (fr); Бней-исраэль (ru); बेने इस्राएल (mr); Beni Israel (de); Bene Israel (pt); Bene Israel (af); Bene Israel (da); Bene Israel (tr); ベネ・イスラエル (ja); Bene Israel (id); Bnej Israel (pl); בני ישראל (הודו) (he); Bene Israel (nl); Синови Израела (sr); बेने इज़राइल (hi); ਬੇਨੇ ਇਜ਼ਰਾਇਲ (pa); Bene Israel (fi); Bene Israel (en); Bene Israel (ca); بنے اسرائیل (ur); பெனே இசுரேல் (ta) ethnic group (en); Jüdische Minderheit (de); etnische groep (nl) Bene İsrail, Bene israel (tr); बेने इस्रायेल (mr); Bene Israel (Inde), Bene Israël (Inde) (fr); Bene israel (pt); Native Jew Caste, Teli people (en); Bnej Izrael (pl); Bene Israel, Bani Israel (de); Bene Israel, Bene-israel, Bene israel (es)

The Bene Israel (Hebrew: בני ישראל, "Sons of Israel", Marathi: बेने इस्राएल) are a group of Jews who migrated in the nineteenth century from west Maharashtra to the nearby Indian cities, primarily Mumbai, but also to Pune, Ahmedabad, and Karachi (Karachi later became a part of Pakistan). Prior to these waves of emigrations and to this day, the Bene Israel formed the largest sector of the subcontinent's Jewish population, and constitute the bulk of those sometimes referred to as en:Pakistani Jews. The native language of the Bene Israel is en:Judæo-Marathi, a form of Marathi. Most Bene Israel have now emigrated to Israel.


This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.