Author: Jeremy

Tu B’Shvat – the Jewish holiday familiar to every Israeli from kindergarten on up as the “New Year for the Trees” – is not so well known among the Subbotnik Jewish community of Russia. So, last week, Shavei Israel sponsored a festive Tu B’Shvat party...

Forty more Bnei Menashe made aliyah from the Indian state of Mizoram on Thursday, January 23, 2014. This followed 40 the week before, with a final group of 40 from Mizoram arriving next Thursday, January 30, 2014, for a total of 120 new immigrants in...

The story of a remarkable meeting between the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and Shavei Israel's emissary Rabbi Yehoshua Ellis to Poland in the old synagogue near the Auschwitz death camp where Rabbi Ellis read Torah for the world's top diplomat....

Our latest video: a short documentary telling the story of Subbotnik Jews Ariel and Moriah Shishlenikov and their aliyah process. Learn more about Shavei Israel's help in enabling the aliyah of this proud couple and many other Subbotnik Jews, most of whom hail from Visoky,...

Nearly 5,000 new siddurim (prayer books) were sent from Israel to India recently and the Bnei Menashe celebrated with an outpouring of creativity, including folk dances presented by community members from various Bnei Menashe villages of Monglenphai, Sijang, Zohar, Patlen and Beith El Imphal (the residents...