Ma’ani Center

By Ronit Treatman When the Jews left Iberia after the enactment of the Alhambra Decree, they took their language, traditions and culture with them. The Seven Heavens Bread was a special type of symbolic challah baked for Tikkun Leil Shavuot, the all-night Shavuot study session. This tradition...

Shavei Israel works very hard to facilitate the aliyah and integration of the Bnei Menashe from India. But also important is the facilitation and preservation of the deep traditions that the community holds dear. As such, one of the many activities Shavei focuses on is...

Ovadiah Milkah is an activist working with Shavei, specifically to help Russians and Ukrainians since the outbreak of war. He has worked tirelessly providing food and goods to the refugees from Ukraine, both in Israel, and in Ukraine.  The following is a special webinar he gave...

If you're looking for authentic Sephardic delicacies, look no further than internet personality 'Sally That Girl In The Kitchen.' Here she shows you how to make authentic Sephardic-Turkish Frituras de Prasa (Fried Leek Patties). "Delicious Frituras de Prasa - Fried Leek Patties, made extra special with golden...

If you're looking for authentic Sephardic delicacies, look no further than internet personality 'Sally That Girl In The Kitchen.' Here she shows you how to make authentic Sephardic-Turkish Borrecas (potato and cheese hand pies). "If you’ve never had an authentic Sephardic-Turkish Borreca before, you are in for...

The Jewish community in Lodz, Poland, with Shavei Israel emissary Rabbi Dawid Szychowski, celebrated a very special Tu B’Shevat. The first part was aimed to meet with Polish activists who preserve the Jewish heritage of their town. The participants learnt from Rabbi Dawid about Tu B’Shevat...

Twenty-four Bnei Menashe couples, all of whom recently immigrated to Israel from northeastern India, were remarried this week in a festive and emotional group ceremony, one of our largest ever, at Shavei Israel’s absorption center in Goren, in the north of Israel, after completing their...