Shavei Israel | chanukah

chanukah Tag

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...

Machon Miryam ulpan of Shavei Israel organized a special event of candle-lighting with the participance of Rabbi Natan Menashe, Rabbi Yejiel Chilewski, Profesor Ruth Mussi and students of our Spanish and Italian classes of Jewish studies. ...

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....

For our final visit to the magical world of Hanukah, Shavei Israel visits two communities that began in Eastern Europe: the "Hidden Jews" of Poland and the Subbotnik Jews of Russia and Ukraine (and more recently Beit Shemesh). Have you lit your Hanukah candles yet?...