Shavei Israel | Laura Ben-David

Author: Laura Ben-David

This is a very special day for Shavei Israel – after all, our name literally means “Israel Returns.” So it is with great joy that we wish all of the communities we support – and all of you who help us support those communities –...

You know those things that stir the deeply intense, raw emotions that Zionism inspires within us? Singing HaTikvah. Watching the movie ‘Exodus.’ Finding an unexpected El Al plane anywhere in the world. Hearing the Yom Hazikaron siren. Seeing IDF soldiers doing, well, just about anything; especially at a...

Lyon Fanai is one of the Bnei Menashe immigrants who, with Shavei Israel's help, made aliyah to Israel. He wrote a personal Passover "dayenu" to express his gratitude to Shavei Israel for making his life long journey possible. "That would have been enough...

After 2700 years in exile, just over 200 Bnei Menashe are getting ready to return Home to Israel. The flights are all set for arrivals on the 20th and 22nd of March, just in time to celebrate the Passover seder in Israel for the first...

It's that time of year again: when the Jewish world puts on a happy face - literally. When the masks come off, it's nothing but smiles as Jewish communities everywhere celebrate the holiday of Purim. And we've got the photos to prove it. Here are...

Every #OperationMenashe flight is an exciting moment - for both the new immigrants and those waiting to greet them. This year, Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri came to Ben-Gurion Airport to give his personal blessing for their aliyah, and got more than he bargained for...