Shavei Israel | El Salvador

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It's no wonder that more and more people of different ages, interests and backgrounds are enthusiastically joining our projects, making their own huge contribution to the meaningful work of returning and bringing Jews closer to their national, religious and cultural heritage....

The communities in El Salvador and Chile prepared for Sabbath while organizing a big 'separation of challah' ceremony, an annual event. We have great photos!...

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....

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...

Pesach is over - the matzah has been put away until next year and the leavened bread is adorning our tables once again. But we couldn't resist sharing a few pictures sent to us over the holiday from Shavei Israel communities around the world. We...

El Salvador's Bnei Anousim community has opened a new beit midrash, offering options for study and prayer in two daily sessions. The study hall is located in the Beit Israel synagogue in the capital city of San Salvador. Participants are studying Jewish Law, the Torah...

In the Biblical tractate of Pirkei Avot, it is written "Im ein kemach, ein Torah," which means that "without sustenance [kemach], there cannot be Torah." But kemach is also Hebrew for bread, and on Shabbat the phrase could be read "without a yummy challah or...