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Weekly News Bulletin for Bnei Menashe in Mizo Hqrs. : 58 King George St. Heichal, Jerusalem, Israel
PARASHA : VAYESHEV — ‘KHANUKAH CHIBAI’ December, 2009/ Kislev 5770- Vol. 4 - No. 244

KHANUKAH DAN LEH HRAI THU AWMTE


— Rav Gurion Sela
18. Erev Shabath ah Beit Kneset ah chuan Chanukia chhit chu a KHANUKAH DAN LEH HRAI
— Rav Gurion Sela (P-1&3)
hunah chhit tur a ni a, nimahsela mi an lo kal tlai a,minyian a la awm
lo anih pawh in Chhit theih ani Shabath bawhchhiat anih loh nan,
a hnuah an ni chuan chu Bati chu an lo hmuh ve dawn tho a KA BEISEI LEH RINNA
— Rav Yehudah Gin (P-1 & 5)
vangin, chuan chu Malsawmna sawi chu hlimna
belchhah tu anih avangin sawi a thiang lo a ni. LUSUN HNEMNA
Mahni in ah erawh chuan chu malsawmna chu — Tzvi Khaute (P - 2)
sawi theih a ni.
PARASHA VAYISLAKH
19. In ah chuan luhka kawngkhar lehlam lehlamah SNN — (p -1 & 2)
a awm veve anih chuan (entirnan : kawtthler leh
kawtthler inkar a awm kan nih a kawtthler hawi NIMROD, SEMIRAMIS LEH
veve a kawngkhar a awm chuan) Khanukah Bati TAMMUZ
— Li’on Fanai (p -5)
chu Pahnih chhit tur a ni, lehlam a kal ten Chanuka Bati chhi lo a min ngai a
min rinhlelh loh nan. SIMEON GIN - SULSUTU
ÊNG
20. Lawnga khualzin emaw,Rel a khual zin te pawh in a theih hram chuan Chanuka Yochanan Phaltual — (p -6)
Bati chu an chhi ve tur a ni.
21. Mitdel chuan Nupui a neih chuan a nupui in a chhi tur a ni a, nupui neilo anih LOCAL NEWS — (p -4)
erawh chuan \henkhat ngaihdan chuan Bati chu a chhi ang a, Bracha erawh
chu a sawi tur a nilo an ti, nimahsela Jerusalem a tihdan \hinah chuan Mitdel chuan Bracha nen Chanuka
Bati chu a chhi \hin. (contd/- p- 3)
PARASHA : VAYESHEV
KA BEISEI LEH RINNA Gen. 37 : 1 — 40 : 23
— Rav Yehudah Gin HAFTARAH : Amosa 2 : 6 — 3 : 8
(He article hi ka u duhtak Pu Simeon Gin Vaiphei “Heng hi Yaakov-a thlahte an ni, Yosef chu kum 17...”
tan ka hlan a, muang takin a rauthla chu chawl
tiin kan hmu a. Engvangin nge Torah hian Yosef a\anga
mawlh rawh se)
a sawi \an mai le ? tiin zawhna a awm thei awm e. A
Thihna hi hrehawm tak a ni ngei anga, tin thihsual chhanchu, Yaakov-a chunga thilthlengte chu Yosef-a
mekte tan pawh hun hrehawm an paltlang ngeiin a chungah a thleng ve vek a, Yaakov-a hi serhtan sa a
rinawm a. Tin, thihna khuma awm mek mahni thisen piang a ni a, Yosef pawh chutiang tho chu a ni. An nu
zawmpui hnai tak emaw thlarau zawmpui hnai takte te ve ve rei tak fa nei thei lovin an awm a, an nu te hian
tan pawh a hrehawm ngei bawk ang. “Tisa nunna nau an harsat ve ve a, an nu te hian fapa pahnih an nei
chu thisenah a awm a; thlarau silfaina atâna
ve ve a, an u te huat an hlawh ve ve a, thah an tum ve
maicham chunga hlan tura Ka ruat sak che u a ni,
ve bawk a ni.
thisen chu thlarau silfaina a ni si a” (Lev. 17:11) ti
a kan hmuh ang hian thlarau chu thisen nena Tih hrehawmin an awm ve ve a, malsawmna 10 ve ve
inzawmna nei a ni a, nunna chu thlarau nena an dawng bawk a, an duh reng vang nilovin ram pawnah
inzawm an ni tiin kan sawi thei bawk ang. chhuahtir an ni a, Aigupta-ah an chhuk ve ve a, ram
Mihringte hian tawrhna leh hrehawmnate hi kan pawnah nupui fanau an nei ve ve a, angel in an chhawm
duhlo viau thei a, mahse mihringin hlawkna kan ve ve a, mumang vanga tihropui an ni ve ve a, Augupta-
neih theihna tura Lalpa remruat a ni miau a, Yoreh ah an thi ve ve a, an ruhro pawh Aigupta a\anga
Deah 240:5 a TUR in Shulkan Arukh a a tarlan hi lakchhoh ve ve an ni, \am an ti tawp ve ve bawk. Kum
han en ta ila : “...Adam Kasher vanga mittui tla 22 chhung ve ve an pate lakah an awmhrang, kum 17
zawng zawngte mittui chu Lalpa’n A pindan rûkah ve ve an inenkawl tawn... (Midrash Rabbah; Zohar; et
la in a thukru \hin”, tiin. (contd/- p- 5) al). (contd/- p- 2)
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PARASHA.....chhunzawmna
Mifel pahnih (Yaakov leh Yosef) te chu
LUSUN HNEMNA
hekna thu avanga hrem an ni. Yosef-a — Tzvi Khaute
chuan a ute chanchin \ha lo a sawi \hin ‘Dam lo kân ai chuan lusun hnem hi a chungnung zawkin ka
a, hei vang hian kum 12 chhung hria, a chhanchu lusun hnemna hi nungdama awmte leh
taninah a awm phah a. Yosef-a thu lo mitthi tawhte chunga ngilneih lantirna a ni si a’, tiin Rambam
ngaithlatu Yaakov-a pawh kum 22 chuan a ziak a. Lusun hnem tura kalte chuan lusunte ti ti
chhung thlarau thianghlim chenchilhna a khawchang an ngaichang tur a ni.
dawn loh phah a ni. He thuin min zirtir chu,
thu felhlel sawi chu vawikhat hrem a ni a, a Torah mithiamin lusun in a tlawhin, lusun chuan zah entirnan
ngaithlatu erawh chuan vawihnih hrem a ni a din kher a \ul lova, a duh chuan a ding thei tho a ni. Lusun
(Pirkei d’Rabbeinu HaKadosh). chuan a nu leh pa zah entirnan a din kher a \ul lemlo.
Israel-a chuan Yosef-a chu a fa dang zawng Lusun thlamuanna thu sawi laiin lusun chu a \hu tur a ni a,
aiin a hmangaih bik a (37:3). “Hmangaihna mahse \hu tura hrilh/nawr kher a ngailo. Lusun hnenah
hi thihna angin a chak si” (Hlate hla 8:6) chuan, “ Tenukhamu min hashamayim ” (Chunglam
Yosef chunga Yaakov hmangaihna a ni a, thlamuanna dawng ang che) tiin sawi \hin a ni a, \henkhat
“Thikna chu thlan thim angin a nunrawng chuan, “Lo tosifu leda’avah od” (Lungngaihna chuan kiansan
a” (ibid) Josef-a ute thikna chu a ni. Thikna mawlh che rawh se) tiin an belh \hin bawk a. Lusun chuan
boruak a\angin hmangaihna a awm thei ‘Amen’ tiin alo chhang \hin. Lusun bula awma, a
dawn em ni ? (Midrash Tankhuma). \awng\ainaah te, Torah a zirna leh chawimawina a chhamna
Tin, a ni chuan Shekhem chu a va thleng a a awmpui \hin hian mitthi thlarau tan a \angkai hle a ni.
(37:14), tiin Josef-a chuan a ute a va zawn Ni sarih chhung chu lusun inah mitthi hriatreng nan bati
thu kan hmu a. Shekhem hmun hi vanduaina emaw khawnvar chhit \hin a ni a, nu leh pa suntu inah chuan
hmun a ni a, Dinah-i khawihchhiat a ni a, fapa in bati chhit chu tihdan tur a ni. Bati a chhit apiangin,
Yosef-a a ute’n an zawrhna hmun a ni a, “ Hareni madlik shem lamaor zeh limenukhah ule’ilui
David-a lalram pawh in\henna hmun pawh a nishmat...” (He êng hi ....... hming...... chawlh hahdamna leh
ni (Talmud, Sanhedrin 102a). thlarau dawmsanna atana chhi ka ni) tih hi a chham tur a ni.
ILO HRISEL ZAWK NAN : Mihring kâ hi thlan Lusun inah chuan thihna thleng kher lo mahsela he thu hi
inhawng a ni, anlo ti mathlawn lova; kan chham tho tur a ni.
natna tam tak hi kan kâ a\anga lakluh deuh Lusun inah chuan darthlalang (in enna) khuh tur a ni, lusun
vek a ni a. Thurin lam kan en pawhin thau ei ina \awng\aite’n an thla hmachhawn a an \awng\ai lohna tur
hi khap a ni a, halral tura dahhran a ni. Bnei a nih bakah Kabbalistic lam a\anga chhan a awm bawk vang
Menashe zingah ransa ril bawh thau ei tim a ni.
miah lo kan la tam a, a hlauhawm em em a ni.
Kan thil ei te hi zawi zawiin a inbelhkhawm Lusun inah chuan minyan tling thei tura ruahmanna kalpui
(deposit) zel a, upat hnu chauhva insum hi tur a ni a, minyan tlin theih lohna in emaw Torah scroll awm
\ha viau mahse a sawngsawhlawt em em tawh lohna a nih chuan biak ina Torah chhiar ngaithla turin lusun
lova, thau inchhek khawl zozaite tih riral tura chu a kal thei ang tiin Maran Rav Yosef Karo chuan ngaihdan
tha i thawh chiam loh phei chuan hlauhawm a nei a ni. Mi\henkhat kaldan erawh chuan nisarih lusun
tak a ni. Tunhma anga i nun alo hahdama, i chhung hian lusun chuan in a chhuahsan tur a nilo, tih a ni
eiin i fimkhur lehzel bawk chuan a nghawng thung. Nimahsela, ni sarih lusun laia nu leh pa te thihcham
a lang thuai ang. (Yahrzeit) a thlen a, an in a minyan a awm bawk siloh chuan
biak ina kalin Kaddish a chham/sawi thei ang.
Chuvangin, i taksa lumna in a tih tuiral zawh
loh thau leh mawm reng reng chu i kâ-ah Lusun chuan minyan tlin leh tlinloh a chhiar thei ang, mitthi
thun tawh suh, he’ng thau tuiral theilo te hi i chuan amah sûntu tur mi a neih loh pawhin a ina inkhawm
thisen dawt bâng chhunglamah zawi zawiin chu mitzvah tho a ni. Lusun in nilo, hmun danga lusunna
a inchhekkhawl anga, i thisen kawng a ti zim kalpui a nih chuan mitthi inah chuan inkhawm kher a ngai lo.
tial tial bawk ang. I taksa pengte chuan an
Halakhic thuneitu \henkhat kaldan chuan lusunin zingkar
chaw kengtu ber thisen an dawng \ha theilo
anga, chumi phuhru tur chuan lûng (heart) chawimawina thuchham ‘She’asah li kol tzorki’ a sawi tur a
in theih tawp chhuahin a tih tur aia nasa ni lova, a chhanchu savun pheikhawk a bun theihloh vang a
zawkin alo pump ngheng ngheng bawk anga, ni.
chutiang karah a hmui apiang ‘thau chhia’ i Halakha chuan Sephardi te chu lusun lai pawh nisela
thun belh zel zawngin i chawraw lo viau ang, shabbath-ah te, kût niah te leh kût pawimawh ah te, Shaliakh
in ngaihtuah chiang rawh!! Tzibbur a ni thei ang tiin a phalna a pe a ni... chhunzawm tur
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22 Mitdel chuan Nupui a neih chuan a nupui in a chhi tur a ni,


nupui neilo anih erawh chuan \henkhat ngaihdan chuan Bati
chu a chhi anga, Bracha erawh chu a sawi tur a nilo an ti a,
nimahsela Jerusalem a tihdan thin ah chuan Mitdel chuan
Bracha nen Chanuka Bati chu a chhi thin.
23 Lawnga khualzin emaw, Rela khualzinte pawhin a theih hram
chuan Chanuka Bati an chhi ve tur a ni.
CHANUKA BATI CHHIT HUN :
1. Chanuka Bati chu arsi lan veleh chhit tur a ni, arsi lan chu
nitlak a\anga minute 15 vel a ni. Arvith \awng\ai phawt tur a
ni a, chumi hnuah chuan chhit tur a ni.Tin,Chanuka Bati chhit
theih hun chhung chu arsi lan a\anga darkar chanve chhung
ngei a nih thei chuan a \ha ber. Nimahsela hemi chhunga
chhi hmanlo chuan zankhuain chhit theih tho a ni.
Rokhawlhna avangin Bati chu khawthim lai chhung zawng a
kan chhi hman lo a nih pawh in var\ianah Bracha tello talin
kan la chhi tho tur a ni.
2. Bati chhit lai chuan Nupui fanau te kokhawmin a huho in
chhit tur a ni .Bati chhit hma darkar chanve a\angin chaw ei
leh Torah zir te a thiang tawh lova,bati chhit theihnghilh palh loh nana tih a ni. Hmawmsawm leh kamram
te chu ei theih tho a ni.
3. Erev Shabath-ah chuan khanukah Bati chu a tui kan dah tam tur a ni a, arsi lan a\anga darkar chanve tal
alh turin. Tin,Chanuka Bati chu Shabath Bati chhit hmain kan chhi tur a ni. Rokhawlhna avanga bati
chhi loh chuan a tuk zan a\angin nidang ang tho in a chhi chhunzawm tur a ni.
KHANUKAH BATI PHITA LEH HRIAK :
1. Hriak chi hrang hrang a hman theih a, amaherawhchu Olive hriak a \ha bera, a chhanchu Temple a
thilmak thleng pawh kha Olive oil a thil thleng a ni.Tin, a phita atan a \ha ber pawh la a\anga phita siam
a ni. Kan awmna te’n a zirlo a Olive Oil kan hmu phalo anih chuan Mombati pawh hman theih tho a ni.
2. In ang tlang vekin kan chhi tur a ni a, in san hleih zengzung emaw Olive oil leh Mombati hman pawlh
nuaih tur a nilo. Electric light chu Chanuka bati atan hmang a thiang lova, a mawi atan kan chhi duh anih
pawh in Bracha kan sawi tur a nilo. Tin, bati chhitna chu mawihnai tak tur a ni a, artui kawrah Olive oil te
dah khata chhit a thiang lo a, hlumbel keh te, ser kawrah te Chanuka Bati chhit tur a nilo.
KHANUKAH BATI ÊNG HMAN THIANG LO :
1. Chanuka bati êng chu pawisa nawi chhiar nan te, lehkha chhiar nan te kan hmang thiang lo a, Torah zir
nan pawh a êng te chu hman thianglo a ni. Meizial \an kai nan te kan hmang tur a nilova, a êng chu
hnathawh nan te’n hman thiang lo a ni.
2. Chanukia-ah chuan Shamash kan dah tur a ni a, chumi chu adangte aia sangbik emaw, a sirah a danglam
bik in a awm tur a ni.
3. Bati chu \ha taka a alh kai hma chu kut lak kian tur a nilova, a chhanchu a chhit a kha a Mitzva ber a ni
a, chuvangin a alhkai chianghma chuan kut kan la kiang tur a nilo.
4. A phita chu nitin thlak kher a ngai lova, nimahsela tunlai chindanin zantin thlak \hin a ni,Temple a
Menorah chhitdan hriatreng nan chutiang chuan tih \hin a ni. A lo berah bati chu darkar chanve tal a alh
tur a ni a, Olive Oil kan neilo anih pawhin mombati lian \ha deuh darkar chanve daih tur kan hmang tur
a ni. Bati chu alo thi palh a nih chuan Shamash a\ang chauhva lak kai tur a ni.
BRACHOT INDAWT DAN :
Zan hmasa berah Bracha 3 sawi tur a ni a, Lehadlik ner shel Chanuka, Sheasa nisim, Shehekheyanu te.
Zan dangah chuan Bracha 2 chauh sawi tur a ni. Zankhatnaah Shehekheyanu sawi theihnghilh chuan
zanhnihnaah a sawi thei tho ang. Tin, bati chhit hma in Bracha sawi phawt a,chumi hnu ah chauh chuan
chhit tur a ni.
CHANUKAH A TAWNGTAINA A BELHCHHAH :
1. Amida-ah ‘Alhanisim’ belh tur a ni a, chutiang bawkin Birkat Hamazon-ah belh chhah tur a ni.
2. Niriat chhung in ‘Halel Shalem’ sawi a ni, hmeichhiate chuan mipa te angin Halel an chhiar ve kher kher
angai lo ang. Tin, Chanukah chhung zawng chuan Torah chhiarna neih thin a ni.
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Mizoram Shavei Israel Hebrew Centre-a lawite’n
Khanukah kût in buatsaihin an phe suau suau mai a, # Mi a rilru chu a kâ-ah a awm a, mifing
kâ erawh chu a thinlungah a awm
\halai lamin khanukah bati zuarin an hmanhlel hle a, commu-
\hin.
nity hruaitute leh mi \hahnem ngaite’n theihtawp chhuahin Khanukah
kût lawmna tur ran zawngin an virbuai hle bawk a, bawng hrisel Aizawl # Tuna i thawh chuan nakinah i chen
chhehvel hmuntin an fang bawk a. Christmas a hnaih avangin bawng anga, tuna i chen chuan nakinah i
zawng an tam em em bawk si a, vanneih a siamin Dt. 9-12-2009 khan thawh a ngai ang.
Tanhril lamah hmuh a ni hlauh a, a rang a rangin Rs. 26000/- pektlak # Vanduaina kan tih tam tak hi chu
nghal a ni. Ran zawngtu zawng zawngte hnenah Aizawl Community fiahna a ni zawk \hin.
Chairman chuan lawmthu a sawi mawlh mawlh a ni. # Hmelma hnen a\ang hian finna nasa
Shavei Israel Hebrew Centre-a bul tumin tunlai hian Shavei Fel- tak a chhar theih ]hin.
low te’n Aizawl community tlawhchhuah hna an kalpui a, chumi pah # Thudik i hriat zawng zawng kha,
chuan kut thawhlawm an khawn nghal ni a thudawn a ni. Tin, kût midang i hrilh ve vek kher a \ul lo.
lawmna turah sawmna card siam nise tih a nih angin mawhphurtuete # Harsatna hneh dan \ha ber chu
an phi buai hle. Tin, Aizawl bazar pawh christmas boruak vuatvet laia hmachhawn mai hi a ni.
‘Sale’ chângin mipui an maimu-zial leh tup tup tawh, community patuai # I ngaihdan i ti danglam theilo a nih
ho pawh diaper a\anga kawr leh kekawr hnuai thing an \hahnem hle. chuan thildang pawh i ti danglam
Aizawl chu City of two wheeler a ni ringawt tawh, a hmei a pa in an leu thei chuang lovang.
ziai ziai a, nula scooty khalh thiam tir lakah fimkhur zual a \ha hle.
@ Mitthi vuitu pakhat pawh
Mizoram Shavei Israel News Bulletin a article inziah siakna pawh hi a \awng\ai a, “Aw
kalpui reng a ni a, \henkhat chuan an thehlut tawh a, ziak mek an Lalpa, he mi hian a
awm reng bawk a, han ziak ve teh i inchhir lovang. damlaiin Rs. 35 min bat
Aizawl community zirlai hlawhtling kan hriat theih te an ni a, a thei sak a, I hmingin ka ngaidam
apiangin rawn inhriattir zel thei ula a lawmawm hle ang. a, mahse a râl nan ka ring
nghal e...” a ti vel....
Hming Class Grade/Subj.
@ Pa pakahat \awng\ai khât pawh hi,
Itzkhak Tochhawng — III 1st Division manganna avangin a \awng\ai a, “Aw
Yakov Tochhawng — I 5th Position Lalpa, ka tibuai khât tawh bawk che
a, tun \um chu ka’n tibuai ve zawr
Lakhson Phaltual — KG 2nd Position
teh ang che...” zu han ti duah a.
Barukh Phaltual — Nursery 2nd Position
Zemirah Parte — III 2nd Division @ Pa pakhat \awng\ai khât ve thung
pawh hi, “Aw Lalpa, i zarah damlo
Vered Hauzel — II 23rd Position
te an dam \hin a, an dam zel a, an
Shira Vuite — XII Arts
dam fo nia ... tiin a tisâng tual tual
Abishak — Nursery Distinction vel ringawt mawle.
Zirlai passed zawng zawng te Shavei Israel Hebrew Centre chuan a @ Nu pakhat haihawt pawh hi a inleng
chhuang che u in, a lawmpui tak zet zet che u a ni. In kalzelna turah thingpui a lum a. Awiii... a sen a nih
pawh hlawhtlinna dawng zel turin duhsakna a hlan bawk a che u. hi, bawnghnute kan pawlh sak ang
che, tiin choka-ah a keng lut leh a,
Mizoram Shavei Israel chuan Israeli nula Yael Ariel-i (23) chu ava \awng liam liam a, thingpui pawh
khanukah laiin a mikhual dawn a, remruat dan chuan dt. 13-12-2009 chu a pe leh lem hlei ta law.....
hian Lengpui Airport lo thleng tura beisei a ni. Nl. Yael-i cham chhung
hian Ivrit lama hma kan sawn theihna turin hmalak tum a ni a, hlim leh
lawm taka zirna hi kalpui a nih theih nan programme pawh duan a ni
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KA BEISEI LEH RINNA.....chhunzawmna
NIMROD, SEMIRAMIS LEH TAMMUZ
Mihringte hian hrehawmna kan tawrh
— Li’on Fanai changin \apin kan sun \hin a, nimahsela
Heng hming chhinchhiah tlak pathumte chungchang hi hre he’ng hrehawmna te a\ang hian hlawkna
tawh kan awm thei a, la hre lemlo an awm mial takin, boruakin hrang hrang alo awm \hin a ni, tih a chunga
a zir bawk a bengvar nan hmanlai Babulon chanchin tlem i tarlan tak a\ang hian a lang a ni. (Hriat
han in sihhmuh lawk teh ang. awlsam zawk nan : Doctor in damdawi kha
Nova fapa Hama’n Kush-a a hring a, Khusa’n fapa a hring tak min chawh \hin a, chu chuan damna min
leh a hmingah Nimrod tih a ni (Gen 10:6). Tichuan Nimrod-a pe \hin a, natna alo dam takah chuan, a hma
hian nupui hmel\ha zet, Semiramis-i a nei a, ziaktu \henkhat a damloh natna te chu lawmawmah alo chang
chuan Semiramis-i hi Nimrod-a nu hming zawk niin, ‘Van tawh mai \hin ang hi a ni) Chutiang anga
lalnu’ ti a hriat a ni, ti a sawi an awm bawk a ni. Engpawhnisela, thilthleng \hinte hi Lalpa ngilneihna leh A
hun a kal zela Babulon mite chuan Semiramis-i hi pathian zahngaihna lanchhuah tirtu a ni \hin.
angin an be chho ta zel a, ‘Atargatis’ ti te pawhin hriat zui a He khawvel nun nawmna hian khawvel la
ni. He Babulon milem biakna ziarang hian tunlai khawvel awm turah zahna leh hrehawmna thlentu a
thleng hian nghet leh thûk takin zung a kaih chhunzawm ta ni thei a, tin, he hringnun ram hrehawmna
zel a ni. tuartute chuan khawvel lo la awm turah
Semiramis-i hi hmanlai hnam fing hmasate pathian chatuan nawmna a thlen thei bawk a ni.Hriat
kalzel,‘Ashtate’ ‘Ishtar’ ‘Venus’ ‘Isis’ ‘Artemis’ ‘Estra’ ‘Diana’ atana pawimawh em em chu hnam puipate
‘Astroth’ tiin tunthleng hian hriat zui alo ni ta a ni. “Lalpa (Avotheinu, Avraham, Itzkhak leh Yaakov)
hawisanin Baal leh Astroth rawng an bawl a” (Lalte 2:13) ti a chuan chatuan nawmna an um avangin he
kan hmuhte pawh hi Nimrod-a te nupa sawina a ni. Nimrod-a khawvel hrehawmna hi an thlang a, Esauva
hunlai hian Babel in sang sak a ni a, khatih hunlai chhuante erawh chuan chatuan nawmna chân huamin
kha khawvel hmun tina an darh tak avangin, Babulon sakhaw he khawvel nawmna hi a um zawk thung a
zirtirna chu khawvelah hian a darh ta a, Tichuan, Babulon ni.
lal leh pathian nihna kengkawptu Nimrod-a thih hnuin a nupui Ka u in mual min liam san thutna chung
Semiramis-i chuan nau a pai a, December ni 25-ah fapa a hring changah pawh hian chhungkhat laina leh
zui ta a, a hmingah Tammuz an sa a. Lalnu Semiramis-i chuan community te tana hrehawmna nasa tak a ni
a pasal thi tawh thlarau (Ni pathian) a\anga naupai ni a a in a, he vanduaina phenah hian Lalpa’n thil \ha
sawi tlat avangin Ni biakna chuan zung a kaih \an nghal a, tak A duangchhuah ngei ka beiseiin ka ring
tunthlengin sunday hi ni pawimawh leh ‘pathian ni’ tiin tlat a, Ani chu zahngaihna leh \hatna P-thian
chhuang takin sawi an ngam phah ta hial nghe nghe a ni. a ni si a. Kan chhungkaw hming hi ‘GIN’ tih
Tammuz-a hi sapel mi a ni a, vanduaithlak takin a ramvahnaah a nih angin ‘Rinna’ tih nen thuhmun a ni a,
sanghalin a tihlum hlauh mai a, a nu Semiramis-i chuan a hetiang zawnga han thlir hi chuan kan
tuar hle a, Babulon pathian chhungkua an nih miau avangin chhungkaw fiahna tawh mek hi a mak hran
Tammuz-a ngaia \ahna leh sunna hun ni 40 chhung thupek lem love.
chhuah a ni nghe nghe a (Ezekiel 8:14 en rawh) . A sunna {Thubelh : Hming hian nihna a kengtel a, ka
hun hi Chapchar hunlai thlafang mil tura duan a ni a (vernal u hming pawh hi Simeon/Shimon a ni a, he
equinox - 21st March a\anga chhiara sunday hmasa ber thumal hi Shomea tih a\anga lak a ni nghe
tinzawnin), tun thlenga ‘Easter’ an chhutdan nen pawh a in nghe a, a awmzia chu ‘ngaihthla’ tihna a ni.
hnerem hle zel a, Roman Ketholik lam chuan tunthleng hian Hemi a\anga kan thlir chuan ka u
sunna ni 40 (Lent) anla hmang reng a nih hi; Tammuz-a chu damchhung nun reilote chhung khan midang
Ni pathian fapa anga ngaih a nih miau avangin ‘Sunday’ ngenna ngaithlak sak theihna nasa tak a nei
chuan hmun a chang thuk hle lo thei lova. Heng kalphung hi a, midang \anpui turin tha a thlah ngailova,
kristiannaah sengluh a ni zui a, Judaism pawnlam a\anga theihtawp chhuah mi a ni, tih hi ka hria a ni.
Bible pawmrem ve \alh duh bawk si tân chuan an thurin \obul Tin, a hmingin min kawhhmuh ang hian,
lukham chunga langlo thei ang bera thiam taka vuahrem hna Olam Haemet (Dikna khawvel)a ka u thlarau
kalpui mai hi kawng awmchhun nite pawhin a lang e. tana \awng\aina chu Lalpa P-thianin min
Tichuan, Nimrod-a chu Ni pathian alo ni ta a, a nupui ngaihthlak se, tih hi chhungkhat leh commu-
Semiramis-i pawh van lalnu alo ni leh a, an fapa (ti mai ang) nity aiawha ka ngenna a ni.}
Tammuz-a pawh chu December ni 25 a piangin amah sunna Zahngaihna P-thian chuan A kawng thuruk
hun pawh ‘Easter’ nena in mil tura duan alo ni leh zel a; inthupte hrethiam turin finna min pe sela, kan
heng zawng zawngte hi engdang nilovin finrawl hmanga hringnun damchhunga fiahna kan
milem pathian rawngbawlna kaltlanga H-shem hming hmachhawn mekte hneh thei turin chakna
Thianghlim tihbawrhbanna vek a ni a, Avraham-a leh Nimrod- min pe mawlh rawh se, “Amen ken yehi
a inbeihna kalzel kan ti thei bawk ang. ratzon”.
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PU SIMEON GIN, BNEI MENASHE SULSUTU ÊNG


— Yochanan Phaltual
Ka nu duh tak, Pi Khedva Phaltual suna hun ka hman nek laiin Simeon Gin a chetsualna thu dengkhawng
takin min rawn nang leh a, ka khawvel hi a inlinglet zo vek niin ka hre ber. He thu dengkhawng tak kan
dawn lai hi Manipur a Rav Hanoch-an Beni Menashe-te min tlawh lai a ni a, ani pawh he thu hian a barakhaih
ve hle a, Shavei Israel Fellow te zirtirna a pek karah Simeon Gin-a thlarau zahna leh chawimawi nan ni hnih
chhung Beith Shalom-ah bati a chhi nghe nghe a ni.
Êng kut kan hman turah hian kan chan tak, Beni Menashe mi chhuanawm tak Pu Simoen Gin damchhung
nun tarlan ka duh a ni. Kum 1961 khan Lingsiphai, Churachanpur-ah Simeon-a khan he khawvel êng hi alo
hmu \an a, a pu Khupkho-gin chuan a hming sak sakin Gin Simeon Phaltual tih a ni a. A nu leh pa, Moshe
Yitzkhak Khaikhopau (sipai pension) leh Miriam Phakhoniang te hi mi rilru \ha leh sakhaw mi tak an ni a, a
nu hian zawl thupuan a nei fo \hin a, kristiante’n a helh em em \hin, thuthlang hluia Shabbath dikzia te hi a
puang \hin a.
Kum 1960 chho vela Thankamlo Vaiphei te, Thangruma leh Rohluma te kaihhruaia hnuaia Shabbath boruak
a inlumlet \an lai khan Gin chhungkua te chuan Shabbath thlarau anlo chang daih tawh a, a bikin Miriam-
i leh a fapa Simeon te phei chuan zêl ang deuh hian an awm ]hin a ni. Kum 1972 October khan Pu T. Daniel
Lhungdim (Rivaka Lhungdim pasal - car chetzualna a hlim na tak tuar ve kha), V.L. Benjamin leh Vungzakap
Stephen Ngaihte te chu Bombay-ah kalin Director of Jews Agency an zu hmuh pahin Israeli Consulate leh
ORT an tlawh nghal a. Manipur an kir leh hnuah Gin chhungkua hi alo chiauau tu ber leh an hnen a\anga
Judaism zir chak em em tu an ni.
Kum 1972 May thla khan Bnei Menashe Judaism Organisation (Manipur Israel Family Association) chu din
a ni a, Moshe Yitzkhak chu president a thlan a ni a, a hnu lawk, August thlaah Manipur Jews Organisation
tiin a hming thlak a ni nghe nghe. Kum 1975 khan Phailien, Churachandpur-ah a huamzau zawkin United
Jews Northeast India (UJNEI) din alo ni leh a. He pawl thar hian T. Daniel Lhungdim chu Bombay ORT-ah
Judaism zir tura tirh a ni a, a rual hian Gin chhungkhua in an zui bawk a. Mrs. Esther Dr. B. Kollet (mohel)
puihna in Simeon, Benjamin, Rav Yehuda Gin leh T. Daniel Lhungdim te chuan serh an tan a. He rinna thar
Judaism hi chhungkhat lainate’n a hrethiam lo hle a, an selna pawh a tawk em em bawk a ni.
Bnei Menahse chhuanthar dangte ang bawkin mi hmuhsit leh endawng an hlawh nasa a, nimahsela thlahtu
bul (Avraham Avinu, Yitzkhak Avinu, Yaakoc Avinu) te ang bawkin Gin chhungkua chuan rinna thar chhi
reng chungin hmalam an pan zel a. Hmung hrang hrangah pem kualin rawlthar Simeon leh anu Miriam zawl
thupuan dungzuiin zirtirna an pe \hin a. Kum 1973 khan an chhungin Torbung-ah an pem a, an awmna
hmun pawh Jews Colony tih a ni a, kum 1976 khan Churachanpur-ah pem lehin Gin chhungkua hi Bnei
Menashe zinga Bakery (Zion Street-ah ) siam hmasa ber an ni a, Zion leh Jerusalem an ngaihna lantirin
Shalem Bakery tiin an dawr hming pawh an phuah nghe nghe a ni.
Simeon Gin hi a naupan lai pawhin Judaism mi tlemte zingah phusa ber pawl a ni a, Judaism hi kum 1976
a\ang khan mumal taka din a ni a, Gin chhungkua hi a sulsutute zinga mite an ni ve a. Inkhawmna hmun
hmasa ber pawh Tuiboung-ah a awm \hin a, a hnuah New Bazar-ah insuanin in luah a ni zui leh a. Hun a
kalzel a, kum 1978 khan Pu T. Samuel Sumthang Haokip chuan hmunhma thawhin biak in sak nghal a ni a,
kum 1987 January thla khan hawn zui a ni. Tichuan biak in thar hi Beit Shalom Synagogue (tuna B. Vengnoum
a mi) hman chhunzawm zel a ni ta a, a hming hi V.L. Benjamin-a phuah a ni nghe nghe.
Kum 1981 January khan Gideon Rei leh Simeon Gin te chu Machon Meir Yeshiva, Jerusalem a Hebrew leh
Judaism zir turin an kal a, kum 1983 March thla khan Gideon Rei hi lo let lehin Beit Shalom Synagogue a
khazzan hna a chelh nghal a, Simeon Gin erawh chu kum 1984 khan a Giur niin alo let ve leh a ni. Simeon
Gin hi thothâng \ha tak leh Bnei Menashe community hruaitu inpe zo tak a ni a, an chhungkua a Eretz Israel
a an pem (1997) hma zawng kha North East India a Bnei Menashe thlarau lam hruaitu pawimawh tak a ni fân
a ni.
Israel an awm hnu hian Shavei Israel senior emissary niin \um hnih Manipur a rawn tlawh leh a, kum 2005
a Beer Miriam Mikveh sak lai pawh khan a awm ve nghe nghe a, a hmangaih community tan chuan tha a
thlah ngailo a ni. India rama a awmlai paw’n harsatna leh hrehawmna nasa tak a tuarchhuak a, Maccabean
pasal\ha, Judah Maccabee iangin North East India a Judaism hnualsuat a nih lai zawng zawng pawhin tha
thlah miah lovin Judaism chhi êngtu a ni fân a. Tichuan, Khanukah êng kan chhit laiin Pu Simeon Gin
hnungzuiin keimah ni a thimna awm chhun êng tur leh kan unau thima la awm mêkte thinlung chhi êng
turin thianghlimna hriak i hmang ang u. Kan kal zelna turah Simeon-a in pumpekna hi kan tana rinna chhi
êngtu leh huaisenna min petu lo ni mawlh sela. Shavei Israel Chairman, Michael Freund thuziak, ‘Sulsutu
thihna : Pu Shimon Gin hriatrengna’ chungchanga Simeon Gin chu vanrama kan tan Melitz Yosher (sawipuitu
rinawm) a nih ngei a rinthu leh a zara Bnei Menashe zawng zawngte’n Ram Thianghlim kan kir thuai a beisei
angin, chu hun chu alo thlen thuai theih nân i \awng\ai \heuh ang u. Simoen Gin a chanchin hi engtiklai
mahni a thamral dawn lova, Hashem chatuan êng innghahna lungphum zinga pakhat a ni reng dawn a ni,
“LO TOSIFU LEDA’AVAH OD” (Lungngaihna chuan kiansan mawlh che rawh se).