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Bnei Anousim

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...

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...

With just days before Rosh HaShanah and the beginning of the next 5779 year in accordance with the Jewish calendar, the Shavei Israel communities share with us some pictures of them getting ready for the High Holiday season. We invite you to enjoy some of...

An incredible, personal account of a 'Chueta' Jew in Palma de Mallorca on the long-overdue recognition and memorial of the Chuetas Jews who were executed by the Inquisition in 1691....

The Maani Center of Shavei Israel continues its efforts to preserve the heritage of Jewish descendants from different communities all over the world. A new lecture that took place in our Jerusalem office attracted more than 30 participants eager to learn more about Bnei Anousim...