El Salvador Tag

Dani Limor, head of the "Mapping Jewish communities around the world" project of Israel's Diaspora Affairs Ministry, traveled to South America recently where he visited with a number of Shavei Israel communities. The purpose of his visit to El Salvador and Colombia was to get acquainted...

Shavei Israel communities, from South America to Eastern Europe, celebrated Tu B'Shevat, known as "The New Year of the Trees", and shared with us some beautiful pictures of people gathering together, learning, partying and planting trees. Here's a brief, but colorful review of these beautiful...

The Education Committee in our El Salvador Jewish community expanded its activities by appointing its members, Asher and Abigail, to teach in a local Talmud Torah and organize activities for children. The current schedule for the Talmud Torah pupils is very busy and intensive. Besides Shabbat...

This Chanukah was especially emotional and meaningful for Tuvia and Shirley Beltran from El Salvador, as they experienced one of the happiest moments of their lives: the birth of their adorable daughther, Priel Michaela. During the holiday, the Beltran family made a traditional 'simchat bat'...

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...

Recently, Jewish communities all over the world participated in the annual Global Day of Jewish Learning, an initiative of the Aleph Society and Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. The event was established in 2010, and this year's theme was Extraordinary Passages: Texts and Travels . As usual,...

This week, Mr. Ishai Avalos Artiga and Mrs. Elisheva Reyes de Avalos from Armenia, El Salvador, celebrated their daugther's bat mitzvah by organizing a joyous and emotional event for the local community. Shavei Israel wishes a big mazal tov to young Hadassah and is happy...

October 9th was a very special day of consecutive joy, many emotions and a happy atmosphere for the families of the Beit Israel community in San Salvador. Rabbi Elisha Salas, who recently started his activity as Shavei Israel's emissary for local Bnei Anousim, shared some...

One more magnificent and emotional event that took place in San Salvador in September was chalakah of little Yitzchak - a traditional ceremony of a haircut for a boy when he turns three years old. ...