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Shavei Israel launches a new series of online classes in Russian devoted to the weekly parasha (Torah portion) and to laws and traditions of Judaism. The program is called "Seven minutes of Torah" and the speaker is Rabbi Shlomo Zelig Avrasin. The target audience of...

We already published several articles devoted to re-opening of a Sunday school in the town of Vysoki, South Russia, and its current activities. However, it is less known that the predecessor of the current school, which laid the traditions of local Jewish education, has been...

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...

While Israel felt only a slight touch of snowy winter this year, the town of Vysoki, South Russia, is totally covered with snow. The local community shared with us some pictures of locals removing the snow from the entrance to the synagogue, that was built...

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...

The MaAni Center of Shavei Israel continues with its series of conferences devoted to different Jewish communities all over the world and the relevant challenges they are experiencing. Last Thursday's lecture delivered by Dr. Velvl Chernin was aimed to bring to the audience's attention an important...

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...

Recently the Subbotnik Jews of Beit Shemesh gathered together for one of their traditional meetings devoted to learning about the Jewish calendar and the holidays. This event is part of Shavei Israel's outreach work with the Subbotnik communities in Israel and all over the world. The...