Shavei Israel | Esther Surikova

Author: Esther Surikova

The Maani Center of the Shavei Israel organization launched a series of interesting and exciting lectures devoted to the communities of lost and hidden Jews all over the world. The lectures take place in the Shavei Israel offices and are open to the public. Two first...

Rabbi Elisha Salas traveled to Alicante, Spain, and spent a few days there to hold a wide range of classes and activities for the members of a local Bnei Anousim community. The program included lectures on Judaism, and Hebrew classes, both for adults and kids,...

After nearly 500 years, descendants of Marrano Jews living in southern Italy have awoken; while many adhere to their Christian identity expressing just symbolic solidarity to their roots, others seek to return to Israel. • Journey to Naples and its environs - and later historical...

Tuesday evening, the Subbotnik community of Beit Shemesh gathered together in the 'Netzach Menashe' synagogue for a traditional pre-Shavuot party and Torah class with Rabbi Shlomo Zelig Avrasin. Fulfilling the mitzvah of increasing Torah study for Shavuot, the participants watched a movie telling the story...

Within the framework of getting ready for upcoming Shavuot holiday, when Torah studies receive additional importance, the Jewish community of Lodz, Poland, planned a wide range of activities both for adults and kids. One special series  is the 'Days of Hasidut.' A series of educational...

by Gabriel Cavaglion In recent years, Israel has recorded migratory flows coming from remote regions, such as Bnei Menashe immigration from North-East India that become possible for part of the community after a rigorous conversion process (about 3000 people up to the moment). They position themselves...

Last week, Shavei Israel communities all over the world gathered together to light bonfires as celebration of Lag B'Omer. We are glad to share with you some pictures from the celebrations in Poland, India and Israel!...

Szalom.tv is Poland's first Jewish internet TV. Coming out of Lodz - a city with a long film tradition - the channel is run by professionals; people from the Jewish community who are experts in Jewish topics, and by filmmakers with many years of experience....

Bnei Anousim communities of Alicante, Spain, and South America enjoyed beautiful celebrations of the Independence Day of the State of Israel this year. We're happy to share some photos! Alicante [gallery type="rectangular" ids="69451,69459,69467,69475,69483,69491,69499,69507,69515,69523"] El Salvador [gallery type="rectangular" ids="69531,69539,69547,69555,69563,69571"] Colombia [gallery type="rectangular" ids="69579,69587,69595,69603,69611,69619,69627,69635,69643,69651,69659,69667,69675"]...

As previously reported, Shavei Israel communities all over the world had a lot of plans to celebrate the State of Israel on Independence Day. Now you can enjoy photos from the beautiful ceremonies in Shavei Israel's absorption center in Kfar Hasidim; in Manipur, India; the...