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 […]

Kechene Jews, Ethiopia – Article and Album

Thanks to Sahle Mengistu, Abraham Wondirad, Alemeshet Bayou and Rahel Alemu for their article, “The Kechene Jews of Ethiopia,” which now appears on Kulanu’s Web site. Kechene is an area of Addis Ababa where a very large community of formerly secret Jews now live. They are known for their pottery and other crafts. A Kulanu […]

Get Involved With Kulanu

Check out our Getting Involved Page for lots of ideas on how you can support Kulanu. Here are a few:   Help us find a Treasurer/Board Member. Kulanu is seeking a new treasurer, who would also serve as a board member. Please watch for the detailed job notice which we will post on our Volunteer […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

May this Thanksgiving be a time of gratitude and happiness for you and your loved ones. Thanks to each of you for your interest in and support for Kulanu!   Harriet   Harriet Bograd, President

Nov 18 * Lecture on China Judaic Connection * Coral Springs, Florida

On Wed night, Nov 18,  Beverly Friend will be speaking on the China Judaic Connection for the Coral Springs Hadassah at 7:30 p.m. at the JCC Heron Lakes Family Center, 5601 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33076-3123.

Attend Indian Bene Israel Wedding Showcase Invitation * Nov 22 * Rego Park, NY

 Attend an Indian Bene Israel Wedding Showcase Nov 22, 2009 in Rego Park, NY. There will be Indian dancing, and treats, tickets can only be purchased in advance from the RPJC at 718-459-1000  

A Just cup‏

By Charles London, Pass the word: Peace is percolating in Uganda, thanks to an amazing farmer-musician-activist who started a collective of Jews, Muslims, and Christians that grows some of the richest, best-tasting coffee in the world. JJ Keki insists you can see him on the news the morning of 9/11, a Ugandan man in a […]

Photo album of JJ Keki’s program in Manhattan‏

A new photo album by Chaya Weinstein of JJ Keki presenting on West End Synagogue in NYC on 10-29-09 is now posted on   From now to November 23, JJ Keki has events coming up in Ottawa, Lawrence and Topeka, Kansas, Saint Louis,  Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, and Brooklyn. Visit for the detailed […]