Screening of The Fire Within: Jews in the Amazon Rainforest * Jan 11 * Philadelphia

On January 11, 2010 there will be a special screening of The Fire Within: Jews in the Amazon Rainforest at the Gershman Y In Philadelphia, PA at 7PM. There will also be a special guest speaker Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein of B’Nai Jeshurun of New York City Synopsis from RuthFilms.com – http://www.ruthfilms.com/the-fire-within.html A moving documentary that […]

A message from Harriet Bograd, President of Kulanu

Dear Friends, 2009 has been a year to remember as Kulanu completed its sixteenth year of outreach to isolated and emerging Jewish communities around the world. It continues to be a joy for me to serve as President of Kulanu, working with you and “all of us.” This year we continued to sustain long-time relationships […]

Video of Chinese Jews from Kaifeng arrive in Israel 2009

As you know, Kulanu is planning a speaking tour this spring for Shi Lei from the Jewish community in Kaifeng, China. video from Shavei Israel

Jewish Life in Uganda Mitzvah Tour and Wildlife Safari – Last Chance‏

From Harriet Bograd Kulanu President: Last chance to hop on: Jewish Life in Uganda Mitzvah Tour and Wildlife Safari. Jan. 10-23 featuring the fabulous Abayudaya Music and Dance Festival Jan. 17. Eco-tourism development project now in our 7th year.  Contact for info: laura <at> laurawetzler <dot> com, Kulanu Coordinator for Uganda. My husband, Ken, and […]

Next Year in Bombai Screening * NYC * Dec 19

From their facebook group http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=92337892676&v=info: “Next Year in Bombay” is a documentary (52 min, HD) by Jonas Pariente and Mathias Mangin. Sharon and Sharona Galsulkar are the last educators of their Indian Jewish community, the ‘Bene Israel’, which has been residing in the Bombay region for 2000 years and is now disappearing. Genuinely Zionists and […]

Announcing the 2010 Kulanu-Kaifeng Speaking Tour

This spring, Kulanu is delighted to host Shi Lei of the historic Jewish community of Kaifeng, China. Cut off from the Jewish world for hundreds of years until it was “discovered” by a Jesuit priest in 1605 CE, the Kaifeng community remained intact until the 19th century when it disappeared from the Jewish map. Today, […]

Chanukah Gifts and Bulk Orders from Kulanuboutique.com

The Kulanu Boutique (kulanuboutique.com) now has bulk rates available online! Buy Kulanu products from around the world in bulk: * as gifts for friends and family, * to add diversity to your Judaica shop, synagogue craft fair or school market night, * for Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebrations and other special occasions, * for your school or […]

Join Us in Honoring Karen and Aron Primack

From the beginning of Kulanu’s journey as an organization to assist isolated and emerging Jewish communities worldwide, Karen and Aron Primack have been at the forefront with founder Jack Zeller. There is no way to calculate the number of hours they have contributed to building and strengthening the organization and the depth of their emotional […]

Kulanu’s Fall Newsletter is Now Online

Kulanu’s Fall 2009 Newsletter is now available online. Here is just a sampling of what you will find in this issue… “French Black Jews” by Cynthia Weisfeld “Endings and Beginnings in Uganda” by Lorne Mallin “Kaifeng Descendent to Tour U.S.” (watch for an announcement very soon giving details of this upcoming Kulanu tour) “What I […]

Judy Manelis is Kulanu’s New Newsletter Editor

After a year-long search for just the right person, Kulanu’s board has appointed Judy Manelis to be the next newsletter editor.   Judy Manelis is a Kulanu board member and vice president. She is a graduate of Simmons College in Boston, MA and has a Masters degree in English and American literature from the University […]