Shavei Israel | Hidden Jews of Poland: Featured Articles

Hidden Jews of Poland: Featured Articles

Rabbi Avi Baumol, Shavei Israel's emissary in Krakow, traveled to USA where he had the opportunity to lecture in several venues about his work in Poland. Rabbi Baumol was the scholar-in-residence both at the Young Israel of Hollywood, and also on a cruise in which...

Shavei Israel communities, from South America to Eastern Europe, celebrated Tu B'Shevat, known as "The New Year of the Trees", and shared with us some beautiful pictures of people gathering together, learning, partying and planting trees. Here's a brief, but colorful review of these beautiful...

Chanukah, the festival of lights, is here, uniting the Jewish people all over the world by its magic atmosphere of joy, hope and anticipation, as it has for millennia. Let's take a look at different traditions and celebration highlights from some of our various communities...

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...

Shosh Chovav, Shavei Israel volunteer who recently traveled to Poland to teach Hebrew, is back to Israel and shared with us her experience and reminiscences of visiting Lodz, learning its history and working with the local Jewish community. We're happy to share her article based...

The 'Maani Center' of Shavei Israel has been producing non-stop inspiring lectures devoted to various lost and hidden Jewish communities around the world. The latest two, about Bnei Anousim (Conversos) discovering their Jewish roots, and about the hidden Jews of Poland. The first lecture was given...