Shavei Israel | Esther Surikova

Author: Esther Surikova

Rabbi Avraham Latapiat, Shavei Israel emissary in Chile, held a special workshop in the local Talmud Torah (Jewish day school) to explain to children the importance of keeping Shabbat and to teach them to how to prepare homemade Shabbat candles and organize the Shabbat table. [gallery...

Yael Mendoza, Shavei Israel volunteer, traveled to Bogota, Colombia, to work with a local Bnei Anousim community. She is currently teaching Judaism to young people and organizing various activities, such as hafrashat challah (separating the challah) and shabbatons. Yael will also take part in teaching...

Nachum Segal interviewed Michael Freund, Shavei Israel's Chairman and Founder, about the Bnei Menashe Aliyah and the Jews of Kaifeng, China on live radio in Jerusalem....

October 9th was a very special day of consecutive joy, many emotions and a happy atmosphere for the families of the Beit Israel community in San Salvador. Rabbi Elisha Salas, who recently started his activity as Shavei Israel's emissary for local Bnei Anousim, shared some...

One more magnificent and emotional event that took place in San Salvador in September was chalakah of little Yitzchak - a traditional ceremony of a haircut for a boy when he turns three years old. ...

Now that the Sukkot holiday is over, let's take a look at all the wonderful prayer services, parties, celebrations and other beautiful events that happened last week in different parts of the world. From South America to Poland, from Portugal to Russia; Shavei Israel communities...

As every year, we greatly anticipate the flood of photos we will receive as our communities around the world begin their Sukkot preparations. Building their unique 'sukkahs' (temporary dwellings or huts that are decorated and used for the Sukkot holiday) and preparing their four 'species'...