Bnei Anousim: Personal Stories

This week a team of people from Shavei Israel went to Tel Aviv to visit ANU - Museum of the Jewish People for a special sold-out screening of 'Between the Stone and the Flower: The Duality of the Conversos' with Genie Milgrom herself!   The documentary  is...

Shavei Israel had the honor of having two very special guests: David and Denise Heiblum, survivors of the October 7 attack, who shared their personal story about their approach to Judaism and a message of hope. Denise and David were married not long ago in a...

It was a stellar night in Brussels at the EU Parliament with the screening of Genie Milgrom's film 'Between the Stone and the Flower: The Duality of the Conversos'. Followed by a beautiful Moroccan dinner with many thoughtful questions, the exciting new film received an...

When we think of Queen Esther, the first thing that comes to mind is that incredible Jewish woman who saved the children of Israel from the disastrous decree of King Achashverosh. At every moment in history we always find people who inspire us and transmit...

In these extremely challenging times for Israel and the Jewish people, seemingly against all odds, Shavei Israel continues to help those who wish to return to Israel and to the Jewish people. Since the start of the war with Hamas, when around the world people are...

Colombian-born Rabbi Asher Abarbanel, our much-loved representative in Cali, Colombia, and his wife Margalit, had something special to celebrate with the community he serves: the brit milah of his first-born son. Rabbi Asher was thrilled to announce the good news, and the brit was celebrated...

Writer, researcher and dear friend of Shavei Israel, Genie Milgrom met with Pope Francis at the Vatican's private library this week. The private audience was organized by Rabbi Avi and Nehama Tawil, leaders of the European Jewish Community Center in Brussels. She was accompanied by...

https://youtube.com/shorts/Vpth3xZHCTM?feature=share This fun video short by Unpacked, the website that helps people uncover the complex Jewish world, introduces our own Chaya Castillo, and her husband Eliav Riera, who are both descended from 'crypto Jews' who were forcibly converted to Catholicism during the Spanish Inquisition.Their families fled...