Shavei Israel | Colombia

Colombia Tag

Bnei Anousim communities of Alicante, Spain, and South America enjoyed beautiful celebrations of the Independence Day of the State of Israel this year. We're happy to share some photos! Alicante [gallery type="rectangular" ids="69451,69459,69467,69475,69483,69491,69499,69507,69515,69523"] El Salvador [gallery type="rectangular" ids="69531,69539,69547,69555,69563,69571"] Colombia [gallery type="rectangular" ids="69579,69587,69595,69603,69611,69619,69627,69635,69643,69651,69659,69667,69675"]...

In the city of Cali, the small Jewish community now has their own Kollel (house of Torah study) that provides a space for those wishing to embrace their Jewish heritage....

The Antolinez family grew up in a small Christian town in Colombia. They never imagined they would one day be living as Orthodox Jews in Israel. Here's their story....

We started with India, but let's move west and south now, as we visit check out the sukka building in Krakow Poland and Belmonte Portugal, before jaunting to South America where we see what the Bnei Anousim communities in Colombia and El Salvador are building....

As Rosh Hashana approaches, it’s traditional to count one’s blessings. For the Antolinez, Camargo and Maloof families, there’s one blessing that stands out more than any other: the zechut (privilege) of starting a new life in Israel. Meet three proud new immigrant families, along with...

Sarah H. is from New Jersey. She’ll be starting her studies at Columbia University in just a few weeks. Aria Smordin is from Vancouver, Canada. She will be joining the Israel Defense Forces later this fall. But for two weeks this past July, Sarah and...

It’s back! By popular demand, Shavei Israel is once again producing a beautiful Jewish calendar chock full of photos from the lost and “hidden” communities with whom we work. You’ll learn more about our communities in China, Colombia, India, Poland, Spain, Portugal, Russia, El Salvador,...

As the Jewish world gears up to celebrate Shavuot, the holiday marking the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai, Shavei Israel communities are getting in the spirit too with all night learning sessions, early morning prayers and festive meals. Here's...

Who doesn't love a good bonfire? There were plenty of them this week as the Jewish world celebrated Lag B'Omer, the 33rd day of the period between Passover and the holiday of Shavuot. We have photos of medurot (Hebrew for bonfire) from Shavei Israel communities...