• PEOPLE NAME: MARATHI OF ISRAEL

PEID: 11752

ROP: 106317

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu

Language: Marathi - (mar)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Judaism

Country: Israel

Also found in: Canada; India; United States; Zimbabwe

Population: 10,500

Global Population: 228,100


PEID: 11752

ROP: 106317

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Marathi of Israel, numbering 10,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 228,100 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Marathi. The primary religion practiced by the Marathi is Judaism, a religion developed among the ancient Hebrews and characterized by belief in one transcendent God who has revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.


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