Tebeka Fundraiser June 4, Washington, D.C.

Tebeka fights against discrimination and racism of Ethiopian Jews in Israel EVENT:     Ethiopian dinner, music, and Tebeka presentation DATE:       Thursday, June 4, 2009 TIME:        7-9 pm DONATION:  $150 (100% of your tax deductible  donation will go to TEBEKA) PLACE:    Ethiopian Embassy 3506 International Drive, NW Washington, DC 20008 RSVP:      Sharon Doner-Feldman sdoner at verizon dot […]

Carlos Cortes Speaking in Bethesda, MD on May 8th

Where: Adat Shalom Bethesda, MD Who: Carlos Cortes When: May 8th Please attend a very unique event at Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in Bethesda, MD. This is going to be a really special — and free! — shabbat performance. Carlos Cortés lectures around the world on multiculturalism and education — he is a professor of history […]

Kulanu Seeking Room and Board near Brandeis University for Nigerian Jewish Scholar

Dynamic Nigerian Jewish leader and scholar, Remy Ilona, has the opportunity to come to Brandeis University (outside Boston, MA) for a master’s degree program in Jewish and Near Eastern studies, and bring back a wealth of knowledge to his Igbo community. He will only be able to come if he can find a family to […]

Free Coolooloosh Tickets for May 2 in D.C.

If you read the previous post you know that there is going to be a HUGE Coolooloosh concert at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue on May 2nd at 10:00pm. The tickets are $19.00 and you can get them here. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue will give away 2 tickets to one of our readers. The […]


Coolooloosh Sixth & I Historic Synagogue Saturday, May 2 at 10:00 pm Coolooloosh, one of Israel’s hottest acts, is a multicultural jam-laced, Middle-Eastern influenced, hip-hop band on the rise. Frontman Rebel Son, aka Joel Covington, an east Baltimore native who immigrated to Israel, has been called the “grandfather of Jerusalem MC’s”. Come hear the band […]

More Than 200 Bnei Menashe Arriving in Israel

(IsraelNN.com) The recent group of Bnei Menashe immigrants from northeastern India, who made Aliyah (immigrated to Israel) last week, paid an emotional first visit to the Kotel (Western Wall) in Jerusalem Thursday. Singing the verse from Jeremiah 31, “And your sons shall return to their borders”, the group of 230 descendants of a Lost Tribe of […]

Jewish Cultural Society at FAU Hosts ‘The Jews of China’

Jewish Cultural Society at FAU Hosts ‘The Jews of China’ WHAT: The Jewish Cultural Society (JCS) at Florida Atlantic University, a unique fundraising group, is hosting “The Jews of China,” a presentation by Thelma Dorfman. WHEN: Sunday, April 19, at 3 p.m. WHERE: 7261 Valencia Drive Boca Raton COST: $15 for members and $20 for […]

Challenges facing the Ethiopian community in Israel‏‏

A New Israel Fund event… Israel at 61: Seeking to Fulfill the Promise “The State of Israel…will ensure complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or gender.” During the week that we mark the 61st anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel, join us to […]

Rabbi Capers Funnye‏

The New York Times Magazine published an excellent article about Rabbi Capers Funnye on Sunday, April 5: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/05/magazine/05rabbi-t.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=capers%20Funnye&st=cse The title was “Obama’s Rabbi.” Rabbi Funnye has hosted Kulanu speakers twice at his Chicago synagogue, and he helped found the Pan-African Jewish Alliance last summer during Rabbi Gershom Sizomu’s homecoming in Uganda. The article, by Zev […]

Feliz Pesaj/Jag Sameaj l’Pésaj/Happy Passover‏

Thanks to Rabbi Peter Tarlow for this Passover wish, with the four questions in Ladino: With Best Wishes for a Happy and Kosher Passover Con los Mejores Votos para Una Fiesta de Pésaj Feliz y Kasher Taken from a medievel pre-Inqusitional Hagaddah Reproducido de una Hagadá Medievel antes de la Inquisición Below the Four Questions […]