Bnei Anousim

The holidays are an especially challenging time for Jews of choice in Israel who are working hard on their conversion and are often unable to work during this intense time.  To make it easier and create a truly warm feeling, the staff at Shavei Israel in...

We are always happy to see how our communities grow and become stronger. A marriage within the community is a great example of this and we are very proud, as well as happy for the new couple. When Hillel David, from the community of Beit Hillel...

Rav Israel Latapiat, our emissary in Santiago, Chile, in the the Chazon Ish community, had more things to celebrate this past month than just the holidays. His grandson, Moises, celebrated his bar mitzvah and it was a special celebration indeed.  Moises says, "I was born on...

A mikvah is being built in Medellín, Colombia, to serve 50 families in the community who, for years, have had to travel several hours each time they needed to go to the mikvah. Currently the members of the community of Medellín spend the entire afternoon traveling...

Like every year, we receive many images from our communities around the world for every holiday. We're pleased to share a visual experience of the celebrations of Sukkot in our communities from India to Israel! One of the fun things about working with Jewish communities around...

One of the many things we do as part of our Ma'ani Center heritage programming is to organize activities for our communities for Spanish speakers in Israel. As the High Holidays approach, we have scheduled numerous programs, available on zoom, for people anywhere in the...

When Efrat and Chaim Menjivar came to Israel two years ago from their native San Salvador, they couldn't imagine the joy they would be experiencing a mere two years later. Efrat and Chaim, students at our Machon Miriam, shared their exciting news with us: the...

Exciting moment at Shaarei HaShamaim, our community in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Due to Covid-19, it is the first ‘minyan’ (community prayer gathering) since March 2020! But it's even more significant than that...

Our connection to Genie Milgrom is deep and rich. Whether it is enjoying her company on her visits to our Jerusalem offices or benefiting from her tremendous work on behalf of the Bnei Anusim, the value that the genealogist and crypto-Jewish researcher adds to our...