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Parshat Tazria by Rav Reuven Tradburks The next 2 parshiot, Tazria and Metzora are challenging.  Their theme is simple: entry to the Mikdash is restricted for those who are Tamei.  There are a number of situations that render a person Tamei.  The removal of the Tuma...

Parshat Mishpatim We begin a new era in the Torah: the Mitzvah era.  In the first 86 verses of the Parsha, there are 51 mitzvot. The bulk of the parsha is civil law mitzvot.  The end of the parsha resumes the narrative, describing the impending entry...

By Rav Reuven Tradburks Yitro joins Moshe.  He advises Moshe in delegating to judges.  At Mt. Sinai, G-d offers the Jewish people to be a treasured people.  The Ten Commandments are given at Sinai.  The people quake in response.  1st aliya (18:1-12) Yitro, Moshe’s father in law,...

As many people know, one of Shavei Israel's many projects is curating, writing and publishing books and materials in numerous languages, translations and transliterations for our various communities across the globe. Since the viral news about the dreidel with Chinese characters, we've been receiving many...

The Ma'ani Center, sponsored by Shavei Israel and the Office of the Ministry of Culture, and with the backing of “Higanu Habaita” (“We Arrived Home”; meetings for and by new immigrants to support diverse cultures and communities, share experiences, as well as to make new friends) hosted a presentation by the researcher Mrs. Eugenia Farin Levy, author of four...

Laura Ben David, Shavei’s director of marketing and new media, visited North American Jewish communities as part of her volunteer work for OTS Amiel Bakehila under the sponsorship of Israel’s Ministry of the Diaspora. Laura used this opportunity to tell the story of lost and...

Among the future leaders of the Jewish people are the several hundred attendees of the annual BBYO International Kallah seminar that takes place in a pastoral setting in the Pocono mountains in Pennsylvania. The program goes beyond the traditional classroom setting and includes interactive sessions...

This week 225 Bnei Menashe came on aliyah to Israel! Including 80 year-old Abel Hangshing who reunited with his brother for the first time in ten years and met great-grandchildren for the first time...

In June, Shavei Israel's offices were buzzing with activity as we faced our biggest fundraising challenge ever, facilitated by the online fundraising platform 'Charidy': To raise $270,000 in 36 hours!...