Nidchei Yisrael

A Tale of Uganda’s Jewish Community

Praying with the Torah

A Tale of Uganda’s Jewish Community  The legacy of terrorism victim Dvir Sorek had an impact in one of the most unexpected places by Ilanit Chernick | September 16, 2019 | Photos by Jonah Stocki Between the cornfields and the banana trees sits a synagogue in the Ugandan village of Putti. This is how Jonah Stocki …

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Indonesia’s small but determined Jewish community

Tikva and Daniel

Indonesia’s small but determined Jewish community The Jews of the largest Muslim country are descended from those who fled forced conversion in Peru; they number in the scant hundreds and practice their faith in secret, but now they have the support of Jewish organizations abroad – and two of them have even dared to visit …

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Pesach Seder via ‘remote control’

George teaching Pesach

“Pesach Seder by Remote Control” An original way of teaching Pesach to faraway tribes: via the Internet by Itamar Eichner | Yediot Acharonot | 16 April, 2019  Sharen and George, members of the Lemba tribe in Zimbabwe, lived in Israel for four months and learned about Judaism, Israel and their connection to the Jewish People …

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‘The Islands will Rejoice!’

Cover of Jm Post Magazine

    ‘The Islands will Rejoice!’ Psalm 96 comes alive for the writer, who recounts her joyous journey on ‘shlihut’ in Papua, as an emissary of the Ohr Torah Nidchei Yisrael project.  By Nili Salem B’Simcha – September 28, 2018 When the email was returned, we learned that the shlihut (emissary) opportunities to work with the …

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The Four Emissaries

The Four Emissaries  By Orly Harrari Arutz 7 – 29/3/2018 As part of a new initiative, four diaspora communities who view themselves as Jewish will have a Passover Seder with Israelis. “They want to be part of Judaism” Around the world there are many communities which view themselves as Jewish, even if they are not halakhically …

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