American Sephardi Federation Events, New York City

Books & Authors Series   From Baghdad to Bombay: In the Kitchens of My Cousins Wednesday, April 29, 6:30   Pearl Sofaer — author, painter, sculptor, singer — takes us on a colorful culinary journey. Educated in India, England and the U.S., Pearl Sofaer was born, and grew up, in Bombay. Her large family originated […]

Sheba Film Festival, New York, May 6-17

  Pearls of Africa – The Abayudaya Jews of Uganda Wednesday, May 6th 2009 7:30 pm The Abayudaya are a unique community of 600 Black Ugandans in Eastern Uganda, who chose to adopt the Jewish faith about 90 years ago. Q&A with Y’sudah Yehudah Cultural Anthropologist For More Info and to Purchase Tickets Click Here […]

Passover a la Mexicana‏ at Rosa Mexican Restaurant, Washington DC, April 8-15

PASSOVER A LA MEXICANA ROSA MEXICANA RESTAURANT April 8 – April 15 7th & F Streets, NW 202.783.2522 http://www.rosamexicano.com/Locations/WashingtonDC/tabid/98/Default.aspx DINNER MENU ADDITIONS Appetizers Tropical Haroset Caldo de Pollo con Bolitas / Matzo ball soup Higadito de Pollo / Chipotle chopped liver Entrees Lengua de Res a la Veracruzana / Traditional beef tongue simmered in a […]

PowerPoint Slideshow of Jewish Harbin

Harbin is the capital of the modern province of Heilongjiang (literally Black Dragon River), People’s Republic of China. That province is one of three in the region of Dongbei (literally East-North), formerly known as Manchuria. Harbin was originally a Manchu word meaning “a place for drying fishing nets”. Today the city is known for its […]

Cubo-Caribbean Jewish Holiday Music – March 29

Benjamin Lapidus Presents Herencia Judia Sunday, March 29 at 3pm   Latin music scholar and Cuban tres master Benjamin Lapidus, joined by his 8-person band and Cantor Sam Levine, expand the definition of Jewish music. They perform music featured on Lapidus’s latest CD Herencia Judia, melding the rhythmic traditions of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the […]

Cape Verde Heritage Project Launched

WASHINGTON (JTA) — An effort to preserve the Jewish heritage in Cape Verde was formally launched in Washington. Carol Castiel, who has been promoting the preservation of the archipelago’s Jewish history since the mid 1990s, unveiled the “Cape Verde Jewish Heritage Project” at an event hosted Wednesday evening by the Moroccan ambassador to Washington, Aziz […]

Indo-Judaica

Dear Friend, I invite you to join my Facebook group Indo-Judaica: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid=7664606377&ref=ts An open forum for Jews and Indians to interact and make friends. We can share information about anything that we feel could be of interest to Jews and Indians, like a book, film, place, institute, fellowship, conference, website, periodical, group, restaurant, festival, exhibition, […]

Viva La Revolucíon: Furthering the Anusim (Crypto-Jewish) Revolution

Juan Mejia, senior rabbinical student at The Jewish Theological Seminary, will share his personal journey from his Catholic upbringing in Colombia back to the faith of his Jewish forefathers in Spain, before the expulsion of Jews in the late 15th century. Juan will also discuss the current state of the Crypto-Jewish movement, the widespread phenomenon […]

Message From the President

I would like to extend our gratitude to all the Kulanu supporters who make December and January such a heartwarming time for us. Many friends responded to our year-end letter with lovely notes thanking Kulanu for the work we do or informing us of the creative ways in which they reach out to others. I […]

Kulanu Bar Mitzvah Brochures Available

Would you like copies of Kulanu’s colorful new Bar and Bat Mitzvah brochure to share with students and families in your synagogue, school, camp, or youth group? The illustrated brochure, “Sharing your Bar/Bat Mitzvah with Jews Around the World: Kulanu Connects You,” describes ways you can share this special lifestyle occasion with Kulanu. It can […]