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Rabbi Elisha Salas, the 'Shavei Israel' emissary in Portugal, is currently expanding his activities to neighboring Spain, the home for many Bnei Anousim communities. This week, he begins to support the community of Alicante on an ongoing basis. Rabbi Salas and the community of Alicante have...

While seated at bar in Seville, we asked if they had any information about Jewish life there. Surprisingly, the answer was Yes. They pointed us to the Jewish Museum of Seville, and there we began to immerse ourselves in the incredible history of the Jewish...

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,...

Last week we told you about a new online class Shavei Israel is starting for Spanish and Portuguese speakers. The response was overwhelming: more than 800 people subscribed in the hours after we posted our announcement of the class. That's three times our prediction....

Looking for kosher cheese in Portugal? Head to Belmonte where Shavei Israel’s emissary Rabbi Elisha Salas is supervising a new line of kosher sheep cheese. This is not Rabbi Salas’s first dip into cheese-making. He has supervised cheese production in Trancoso, another Portuguese city with...

Hanukah was bursting out all over the Shavei Israel Jewish world - communities that Shavei Israel works with have held candle lightings, sung songs, eaten Hanukah donuts and, in general, illuminated the dark December skies with Hanukah joy. Check out this amazing selection of photos...