Subbotniks Videos

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...

Shavei Israel takes you on a pictorial tour of Chanukah around the world. [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w49dS-XmuM']...

Shavei Israel Chairman Michael Freund recently visited the tiny Subbotnik Jewish community in the Ukrainian village of Krivoy Rog. We’ve written about the community here. There are 56 Subbotnik Jews in this eastern Ukranian town, but their isolation has not dampened their enthusiasm or commitment...

Rabbi Shmuel Schwartz is Shavei Israel's new emissary to the Subbotnik Jewish community in Beit Shemesh. We have two videos of him leading the community in song in its pre-Hanukah celebrations this week....

Who are the Subbotnik Jews? A new video produced by Shavei Israel describes the fascinating history of this special Jewish community that lives primarily in southern Russia and Siberia, along with a smaller group who have made aliyah to Israel and reside in the town...

Our latest video: a short documentary telling the story of Subbotnik Jews Ariel and Moriah Shishlenikov and their aliyah process. Learn more about Shavei Israel's help in enabling the aliyah of this proud couple and many other Subbotnik Jews, most of whom hail from Visoky,...