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Last week we had the pleasant opportunity to study Torah sources on the fast of Tisha B'Av with Rav Shmuel Kornblit and to take a beautiful walk in the Old City of Jerusalem with Rav Richard Kaufmann, Federico Elian, Velvl Pipman, Eliav Riera, Yosef Toledo...

As the fast of Tisha B'Av was beginning, relief agencies in Colombia were working overtime attending to various emergencies from unusually heavy rains that led to the evacuation of 66 homes in Bello and the flooding of businesses in Copacabana. The sudden rise flooded nearly...

Shavei Israel has a new Emissary in a most likely of places: Cuba. And we are all very excited about providing this community with much-desired Jewish support!  Rabbi David Córdoba, himself born in Cuba, emigrated to Israel in 2018 after his own personal quest where he...

As part of our  Maani Center programming, with the help and advice of Shaar Binyamin and our dear friend Federico Pipman, representative of Mama Mía 360, this week there was a special personal stories panel called "Tales of Bnei Anousim." We had, as special guests,...

As part of our Ma'ani Center programming, with the aim of preserving, promoting and disseminating the unique heritage and culture of the various communities, we brought a group of 32 people to the Israel Museum under the guidance of our own Edith Blaustein in Spanish....

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...

As part of our Ma'ani Center programming to preserve, promote and disseminate the unique heritage and culture of the various communities we work with, we brought a presentation about the Bnei Menashe to the Golan Heights....

Yaakov, 45, immigrated to Israel about 3 years ago from Colombia because he decided he wanted to convert after attending Torah lessons and praying in the Magen Abraham Jewish community in Cali, Colombia. He contacted Shavei Israel, which, among other things, helps all those who...

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...

This week Shavei Israel and students from Machon Miriam's conversion program participated in a trip to Hebron organized by the Tiferet organization and the Jerusalem Municipality under the wonderful guidance of Diego Hakohen and Rav Aryeh Natan. The walk began in Mearat Hamachpela (Tomb of the...