WATCH: Israeli Languages & Dialects – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

Shalom, everyone! The following is part one of a lecture given in 2009 by Ehav Ever about the various dialects and writing scripts of the Israeli national language, Hebrew, among the various ethnic groups of Bnei Yisrael. Hebrew is an Afro-Asiatic language, but has various dialects developed from fusions with the local languages of the … Continue reading WATCH: Israeli Languages & Dialects – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

WATCH: Israeli National Identity – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

Shalom, everyone! The following is part one of a lecture given in 2009 by Ehav Ever about the Israeli national identity, which is very diverse. Ehav Ever briefly discusses the many races and ethnic groups that form the population of Bnei Yisrael living in the State of Israel today. The Bnei Yisrael are a diverse … Continue reading WATCH: Israeli National Identity – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

WATCH: Jewish Migrations into West Africa – Part 2 – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

Shalom, everyone! The following is part one of a lecture given in 2009 by Ehav Ever about Jewish migrations into West Africa. This lecture provides an overview of the sources of Jewish migration into West Africa from the 13th to the 18th centuries. These communities include Sephardi Jews who migrated into Cape Verde, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, … Continue reading WATCH: Jewish Migrations into West Africa – Part 2 – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

WATCH: Jewish Migrations into West Africa – Part 1 – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

Shalom, everyone! The following is part one of a lecture given in 2009 by Ehav Ever about Jewish migrations into West Africa. This lecture provides an overview of the sources of Jewish migration into West Africa since the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem by the Romans. These Bnei Yisrael form a part of the … Continue reading WATCH: Jewish Migrations into West Africa – Part 1 – The Chronicles of Ehav Ever (2009)

WATCH: Jews of West Africa: Past, Present & Future – Professor William F. S. Miles (2015)

Shalom, everyone! The following is a lecture by Professor William F. S. Miles called "Jews of West Africa: Past, Present & Future," given at the Boston University African Studies Center in 2013. Professor Miles is a professor of political science at Northeastern University. This is a lecture about the history and current conditions of the Jews of … Continue reading WATCH: Jews of West Africa: Past, Present & Future – Professor William F. S. Miles (2015)

WATCH: Falasha: The Saga of Ethiopian Jewry – Steve Benzell

Shalom, everyone! The following is a documentary called "Falasha: The Saga of Ethiopian Jewry," written, directed and produced by Steve Benzell. This documentary provides an overview of the history of Beta Israel, a/k/a the Ethiopian Jews, their religious practices, and customs.  Also included in this documentary is rare film footage of the Beta Israel community in … Continue reading WATCH: Falasha: The Saga of Ethiopian Jewry – Steve Benzell

WATCH: “Saving the Forgotten Jews” (2015) – BBC News

Shalom, everyone! The following is a documentary produced by the BBC recalling the massive airlift of Ethiopian Jews from refugees camps in Sudan more than 30 years ago. The Israeli government used covert means to evacuate thousands of Ethiopian Jews from a hostile Arab country. The operation was dubbed "Operation Moses." The Ethiopian Jews are an … Continue reading WATCH: “Saving the Forgotten Jews” (2015) – BBC News

WATCH: Elysha Netsarh of Madagascar at the Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU – Kulanu (2016)

Shalom, everyone! The following is a lecture by Dr. Elysha Netsarh of the Bnei Yisrael community of Madagascar given on December 5, 2016 at the Jewish Museum of Florida at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Dr. Netsarh is a leader of the Bnei Yisrael community in Madagascar. In this lecture, Dr. Netsarh discusses her and … Continue reading WATCH: Elysha Netsarh of Madagascar at the Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU – Kulanu (2016)

WATCH: “The Jewish Kingdom of Kush” – Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) History – Documentary – Ibrahim Omer

Shalom, everyone! The following is a documentary about the ancient Jewish Kingdom of Kush, presented in 2013 by researcher Ibrahim Omer at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in Monterey, California. The research supports the theory that the Ethiopian Jewish (Beta Israel) community are direct descendants of the tribe of Dan, Israelites who once ruled the ancient … Continue reading WATCH: “The Jewish Kingdom of Kush” – Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) History – Documentary – Ibrahim Omer

WATCH: Holiday Calendar: Hebrew Year 5781 (2020 – 2021)

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "Hebrew Holiday Calendar 5781 (2020 - 2021)," published on YouTube. This video provides the Gregorian calendar dates for the mo'edim and other holidays for the Hebrew civil year 5781. Please like, share and subscribe: Hebrew Holiday Calendar 5781 (2020 - 2021) - Mar 08 2020 https://youtu.be/U5OLTcvqcro&rel=0 Video from YouTube channel … Continue reading WATCH: Holiday Calendar: Hebrew Year 5781 (2020 – 2021)

WATCH: Hebrew Calendar: The Eleventh Month – Shevat

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "Hebrew Calendar: The Eleventh Month - Shevat," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: Hebrew Calendar: The Eleventh Month - Shevat https://youtu.be/0omMd9ENYM0 Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society

WATCH: Mo’edim: Sukkot & Shemini Atzeret – Festival of Booths & 8th Day of Assembly

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "Mo'edim: Sukkot & Shemini Atzeret - Festival of Booths & 8th Day of Assembly," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: Mo'edim: Sukkot & Shemini Atzeret - Festival of Booths & 8th Day of Assembly https://youtu.be/DwL3PJ9Q5jI Video from YouTube channel … Continue reading WATCH: Mo’edim: Sukkot & Shemini Atzeret – Festival of Booths & 8th Day of Assembly

WATCH: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaAsiri – Fast of the Tenth Month

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "The Four Fasts: Tzom HaAsiri - Fast of the Tenth Month," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaAsiri - Fast of the Tenth Month https://youtu.be/HwaUhd2U8YE Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society

WATCH: Hebrew Calendar: The Eighth Month – Cheshvan (Bul)

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "Hebrew Calendar: The Eighth Month - Cheshvan (Bul)," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: Hebrew Calendar: The Eighth Month - Cheshvan (Bul) https://youtu.be/47TuMnRcO6g Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society

WATCH: Mo’edim: Yom HaKippurim – Day of Atonements

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "Mo'edim: Yom HaKippurim - Day of Atonements," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: Mo'edim: Yom HaKippurim - Day of Atonements https://youtu.be/PyR0_ai5NH8 Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society