The Right of Return (Part 1)

On the night of 8th of Av, 527 years ago, the last Jews of Spain were deported. Those who had already been converted to Christianity were not allowed to leave the country, and many others were killed through the Inquisition. In recent decades, hundreds of...

Later this year, Shavei Israel will be bringing a large group of 250 Bnei Menashe immigrants from northeast India to Israel on Aliyah. Among them is Esther Haokip, a Manipur native, who is very excited to fulfill her dream and return to the land of...

Prior to the outbreak of World War II, Poland was home to more than 3,000,000 Jews. Ninety percent of Polish Jewry was annihilated in the Holocaust, and post-war Communist oppression caused many of Poland’s remaining Jews to flee. Those who stayed often had to hide...

Shavei Israel communities from different parts of the world shared photos with us of them at services and in mourning for the destruction of the Temples and remembering other tragedies in Jewish history that happened on Tisha B’Av, the annual fast day. As customary on...

Later this year, Shavei Israel will be bringing a large group of 250 Bnei Menashe immigrants from India to Israel on Aliyah. Among them is Jeremiah Hnamte, a Mizoram native, who is very excited to fulfill his dream and return to the land of his...

Later this year, Shavei Israel will be bringing a large group of 250 Bnei Menashe immigrants from northeast India to Israel on Aliyah. Among them is Akiva Haokip, a Manipur native, who is very excited to fulfill his dream and return to the land of...

Ecuador today has a number of young and developing communities of Bnei Anousim (descendants of those forcibly converted during the Spanish Inquisition), each of them numbering at least a few dozen people eager to learn more about Torah and Jewish tradition, and reconnect with their...

The Ma’Ani Center of Shavei Israel continues its series of educational and inspiring conferences. These programs are dedicated to various communities all over the globe that lead Jewish lifestyles and reconnect with their lost heritage with the support of our emissaries and teachers. This week...

Later this year, Shavei Israel will be bringing a large group of 250 Bnei Menashe immigrants from northeast India to Israel on Aliyah. Meanwhile, thousands of them are still in India, waiting for the opportunity to join their relatives and friends in the Jewish state. This week,...

We work with many communities around the world and occasionally will profile some of the amazing locals who volunteer as representatives. These generous individuals help us organize our activities in the best way possible, and reach more people in their respective regions. One of these...