Shavei Israel | Erode

Erode Tag

The Zion Torah Center welcomed Zvi and Rachel Simon this year for the holiday of Sukkot. Zvi is a radiation oncologist at Tel Aviv's Tel Hashomer Hospital. His wife Rachel is a psychiatrist. They were hosted in Erode, where they met with the community, ate...

They really know how to blow the shofar in India! We have videos from two communities in India preparing for Rosh Hashana. Zion Torah Center community leaders Samuel and Anne Devasahayam sent us a video of a very large shofar being blown in Erode. And...

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...

The Zion Torah Center community in Erode, India, was blessed this year by many Israeli visitors. Community leaders Anne and Samuel Devasahayam sent us some heartwarming photos. Who knew there was so much Jewish energy in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu! ...

Shavei Israel communities around the world are celebrating Hanukah this week. Here’s a selection of photos from India. We take a trip to Manipur, Mizoram and Erode to see how local communities light the Menorah and spin the local version of the dreidel....