Shavei Israel
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to all who have decided to return to the Jewish people. We reach out to Lost Tribes and Hidden Jews from Poland to Peru and Barcelona to Brazil to help them reconnect with their heritage.
to all members of our extended Jewish family and to all who seek to rediscover or renew their link with the people of Israel.

that the Jewish People is a family with links that never vanish completely; our endeavor is to strengthen the links wherever they may have been weakened by history, distance, or social parameters.

    Categories of Activities:
  • Religion
  • Volunteering
  • Education
  • Judaism
  • Immigrant Absorption

DISPATCH OF REPRESENTATIVES Shavei Israel sponsors rabbis and teachers to work with various groups of “lost Jews” in places as far afield as India and the Iberian peninsula. Shavei Israel rabbis are currently posted in Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Russia, Italy, Colombia, El Salvador, Chile and Poland. OUR EMISSARIES MACHON MIRIAM For those seeking to undergo formal conversion to Judaism, Shavei Israel offers various educational options in Israel, including Machon Miriam, the only Spanish-language conversion and return institute in Jerusalem. Dozens of Spanish and Portuguese crypto-Jews graduate from Machon Miriam each year, and proceed to undergo formal conversion by Israel’s Chief Rabbinate. MACHON MIRIAM BET MIRIAM A social and cultural club for Bnei Menashe located near Jerusalem. Shavei Israel offers a variety of courses at Bet Miriam such as computers, English, Hebrew, and Judaism. During vacation periods, there are day camps for the children and throughout the entire year, there are special activities for teenagers. BNEI MENASHE ACTIVITIES PUBLICATIONS Shavei Israel has published newsletters, magazines, and books in English, Hebrew, Spanish, Polish, Yiddish, Mizo Kuki, and Portuguese. VISIT OUR BOOK STORE TRAVELING SEMINARS Shavei Israel runs a series of roving seminars aimed at reaching out to lost Jews and helping them to return to Judaism. Seminars have been held in Spain, Portugal, Poland, Italy, Colombia, El Salvador and India. ONLINE COMMUNITIES Shavei Israel has created online networks where those seeking to return to the Jewish people can find educational material, newsletters, lessons on YouTube and Facebook, as well as live “virtual chats” with rabbis, scholars, and historians. ALIYAH Shavei Israel is there to lend a helping hand. Shavei Israel remains in close contact with new immigrants, offering both material and spiritual assistance such as loans, financial aid, employment counseling, and various group activities. MORE INFORMATION Activities within specific communities: Bnei Anousim of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America Bnei Menashe of India Hidden Jews of Poland Subbotniks of Russia Kaifeng Jews of China San Nicandro, Italy Inca Jews of Peru

Board of Directors: Michael Freund
Staff and Management We have 8 full-time and 2 part-time staff members
Our C.E.O. is Edith Blaustein
Certificate of Good Standing
(Nihul Takin)
Financial Report (last tax year)   
Certificate of Financial Accounting
(Ishur Nihul Pinkasei Chesbonot)
Annual Report (last tax year) - Hebrew   
Certificate of tax-deductibility at source (Ishur Nikui Mas b'Makor)   
Annual Report (last tax year) - English   
Classification as non-profit organization (Sivug Malcar)   
Anticipated Budget (this coming year) - Hebrew   
Non-standard articles of incorporation
(Takanon Meuchad)
Anticipated Budget (this coming year) - English   

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Address: עם ועולמו 3 ירושלים 9546303, Jerusalem
Tel: 026256230