Shavei Israel | Hidden Jews of Poland: Featured Articles

Hidden Jews of Poland: Featured Articles

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...

Recently Hebrew teacher & Shavei Israel volunteer Shosh Hovav traveled to the community of Lodz, Poland. Shosh and her husband were warmly welcomed by the community of Lodz, where a program of Hebrew studies for the members of the community at all levels and ages had been...

Within the framework of getting ready for upcoming Shavuot holiday, when Torah studies receive additional importance, the Jewish community of Lodz, Poland, planned a wide range of activities both for adults and kids. One special series  is the 'Days of Hasidut.' A series of educational...