Ecuador Tag

Ecuador today has a number of young and developing communities of Bnei Anousim (descendants of those forcibly converted during the Spanish Inquisition), each of them numbering at least a few dozen people eager to learn more about Torah and Jewish tradition, and reconnect with their...

This week, the whole Jewish world celebrated Shavuot, one of the "Shalosh Regalim" - the three pilgrimage festivals - that commemorates the revelation of the Torah to the Jewish People. Shavei Israel communities from the most distant places on the globe shared pictures of them...

Rabbi Shimon Yehoshua, Shavei Israel's emissary in Colombia where he works with some 11 local communities of Bnei Anousim, recently accepted the invitation of another Jewish community in neighbouring Ecuador to visit and assist them with preparation for their formal conversion to Judaism. Ecuador has several...

Yes, we know Purim was last week. But the communities that Shavei Israel supports around the world keep sending us photos. And we couldn't not share with you these delightful pictures of Bnei Anousim girls dressed like princesses, teenage boys decked out as pirates, and...