Shavei Israel in Finnish

Shavei Israel Chairman Michael Freund was profiled in the Finnish newspaper Kyrkpressen last week where he spoke about Shavei Israel's activities in general and with the Bnei Menashe in particular. Can you read or understand Finnish? Then check out the two page spread that appeared in the...

One of the most important programs for ensuring the successful absorption into Israel of new immigrants from the Bnei Menashe has been the creation of a network of adoptive families. These families welcome the newcomers from India into their homes, inviting them for Shabbat and...

Last week we reported on the planned Shabbaton that was to take place at the newly kosher Har Sinai Hotel in Belmonte, Portugal. Now we have pictures from the event itself. Shavei Israeli’s emissary Rabbi Elisha Salas and Rabbi Isroel Nachum from Safed hosted a group...

We asked all the Shavei Israel emissaries to the communities we support around the world to share with us pictures of their Yom Ha’atzmaut (Independence Day) celebrations. How did we mark Israel’s 68th birthday this year? Here’s a visual tour: India Over 200 hundred Bnei Menashe descended on Shavei...

Waving Israeli flags, singing songs in Hebrew and brandishing letters in support of the Jewish State, the Bnei Anousim community of Portugal gathered in front of the Israeli embassy in Lisbon on Yom Ha’atzmaut last week to celebrate Israel’s 68th birthday. The rally was organized in...

Israel celebrates its 68th birthday this evening as Yom HaZikaron – Memorial Day – transitions into Independence Day as the sun sets on the Mediterranean Sea. This is a very special day for Shavei Israel – after all, our name literally means “Israel Returns.” So it...

The newly kosher Har Sinai Hotel in Belmonte, Portugal (we wrote about it here) will be the site of a festive Shabbat this coming weekend. Shavei Israeli’s emissary Rabbi Elisha Salas and Rabbi Isroel Nachum from Safed are hosting a group of 80 American Jews in...

Pesach may be in the past (hopefully you didn’t pass over it - sorry, we couldn't resist) but we have a few more pictures of Shavei Israel communities around the world celebrating the holiday that we wanted to share with you. Warsaw Shavei Israel’s emissary Rabbi Yehoshua...

On a recent whirlwind speaking tour in the U.S., every minute was accounted for and every action carefully planned out. So when I was approached, after a particular speech I gave in Southfield, Michigan, by a woman who wanted to know if I could speak...