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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...

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...

Tuesday evening, the Subbotnik community of Beit Shemesh gathered together in the 'Netzach Menashe' synagogue for a traditional pre-Shavuot party and Torah class with Rabbi Shlomo Zelig Avrasin. Fulfilling the mitzvah of increasing Torah study for Shavuot, the participants watched a movie telling the story...

As previously reported, Shavei Israel communities all over the world had a lot of plans to celebrate the State of Israel on Independence Day. Now you can enjoy photos from the beautiful ceremonies in Shavei Israel's absorption center in Kfar Hasidim; in Manipur, India; the...

Today, when Jewish communities all over the world are celebrating the miracle of Chanukah, we are glad to share with you some new pictures that we received from the Subbotnik communities of Vysoki, Russia, and Beit Shemesh, Israel....

The Subbotnik Jewish community in Israel gathered in Beit Shemesh for their traditional pre-Rosh Hashana get together of symbolic fruits and sweets. Rabbi Zelig Avrasin blew the shofar. We have pictures....

“I lived in Florida and I ate a lot of Mexican food with jalapeno peppers. I thought I knew hot, but I never tasted anything as spicy as the ‘king pepper,’” Yitzhak Eicoff recalls. But since Yitzhak married Bnei Menashe Hadassa Tungdim from Manipur India,...