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A special course has opened in the Galilee for Bnei Menashe immigrants to Israel. 'Safrus', or scribal arts, is the special skill for transcribing Jewish holy scrolls such as tefillin, mezuzot and other religious writings including Torah scrolls. The course covers the halachic (Jewish legal)...

One of the big projects that Shavei Israel is constantly involved in is writing, publishing and providing necessary books and literature to the various communities we work with. These books include prayer books, Hebrew and Bible study books, and others. It is an enormous amount...

It was with profound sorrow and shock that we heard about the terrible murder of Yoel Lhangal, a young Bnei Menashe immigrant to Israel, on October 7.   Yoel z"l was an ambitious 18-year old yeshiva student who immigrated to Israel with the help of Shavei Israel...

The summer is a time when kids are out of school. And while many kids go to camp and travel, not everyone has the resources to do this and many children are left with nothing to do.  In Nof Hagalil, amazing summer programs have been organized...

Despite many challenges, we were blessed to bring over 700 Bnei Menashe from India to Israel between December 2020 and December 2021. These new olim (immigrants) each spent their first few months in Israel in our absorption centers, after which they were absorbed in Nof...

As the school year has come to an end, the summer activities begin! This week, an amazing program began for Bnei Menashe youth. Organized by Moti Yogev for Shavei Israel, with the assistance of Keren Kayemet L'Israel (KKL) up in the Galilee region. The program teaches...

Wherever our communities may be found, from Chile to China, Ecuador to India, Israel is in their hearts and souls. And so, each year on Yom Ha'Atzmaut, celebrations, songs, parties and other special programs and events are held to celebrate Israel's independence. And so, it...

Since the Bnei Menashe have begun to settle in Nof Hagalil, a city nestled above pastural hills in the central Galilee, 1225 have made it their home.  With Ronen Plot, Mayor of Nof Hagalil since 2016, and an ardent and welcoming supporter of the Bnei Menashe,...

This week we were thrilled to have the opportunity to present the journey of the Bnei Menashe to our second New Jersey, Young Israel congregation this month! The program, at the Young Israel of Fort Lee, was delivered by Laura Ben-David again. Unlike last time, where...