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The Zion Torah Center welcomed Zvi and Rachel Simon this year for the holiday of Sukkot. Zvi is a radiation oncologist at Tel Aviv's Tel Hashomer Hospital. His wife Rachel is a psychiatrist. They were hosted in Erode, where they met with the community, ate...

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Sarah H. is from USA. She’ll be starting her studies at Columbia University in just a few weeks. Aria Smordin is from Vancouver, Canada. She will be joining the Israel Defense Forces later this fall. But for two weeks this past July, Sarah and Aria...

Just in time for Shavuot, the holiday celebrating the giving of the book that shaped the Jewish people, Shavei Israel is pleased to announce that we have revamped our online bookstore, making it much easier to shop and buy Jewish study materials – for Shavuot...

As the Jewish world gears up to celebrate Shavuot, the holiday marking the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai, Shavei Israel communities are getting in the spirit too with all night learning sessions, early morning prayers and festive meals. Here's...

Avi Hangshing made aliyah from India in 2000 with other members of the Bnei Menashe, fulfilling a lifelong dream. But he never imagined he'd find himself taking a selfie with a member of the Israeli Knesset. But that's what happened this Jerusalem Day. ...

All across Spain and Portugal there are empty indentations on the upper right hand side of door frames upon entering a home. This is where a mezuza was once placed, and it’s a sign that the home once belonged to a Jewish family. A Shavei...

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...