Shavei Israel | Colombia

Colombia Tag

Yael Mendoza, Shavei Israel volunteer, traveled to Bogota, Colombia, to work with a local Bnei Anousim community. She is currently teaching Judaism to young people and organizing various activities, such as hafrashat challah (separating the challah) and shabbatons. Yael will also take part in teaching...

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...

There's a lot of little stuff going on in our community in Bogota, Colombia. In particular, the little kids of our Gan Kohavim kindergarten of the Beit Hilel Community. There's a wealth of exciting programming and new creative projects for some of our littlest members....

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...