2008 Highlights

As I look back on 2008, these highlights stand out: We initiated and/or continued our partnership with Jewish communities in more than thirteen countries on five continents. Kulanu shared the prestigious Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award from Tufts University with the Mirembe Kawomera “Delicious Peace” Fair Trade Coffee Cooperative and Thanksgiving Coffee Company for the […]

How All This is Made Possible

Today, I write to you in our shared role as Kulanu supporters, asking you to join me in continuing our support of this organization that is so important to so many. We are able to do so much, even with small amounts. For example, $50 is enough to help an Abayudaya woman begin a business; […]

Loss of a Former Board Member

I am very sad to inform you that former Kulanu board member Rabbi Moshe Cotel died suddenly and unexpectedly October 24, 2008 while davening. Rabbi Cotel and his family and my family have been close friends for more than 25 years, and he is the person responsible for getting me involved in Kulanu. Rabbi Cotel […]

New Fall Newsletter

Kulanu’s Fall Newsletter is now available online! This issue includes these articles, and much more: * “Remembering Rabbi Moshe Cotel” by Harriet Bograd (p. 1) * “Olmert Agrees to Aliyah of Bnei Menashe from India” (p. 1) * “A Ghanaian Learns in Uganda” by Alex Armah (p. 1) * “Kudos to Kulanu Youth” by Harriet […]

What We Did Last Summer

This past summer saw Kulanu mitzvah projects at several Jewish camps. One wonderful example was the “Holchim L’Chaim” (We Walk for Life) walkathon at Herzl Camp in Webster, Wisc. Kulanu was one of three organizations chosen by the campers to benefit from the walk and received $835. Although rained out, the walk was moved indoors […]