“All of Us” Supporting the Lemba Jews of Zimbabwe

If you have donated recently, thanks so much! If not, there is still time to donate before the end of the year! Please read about our developments in Zimbabwe and how you can support the Lemba Jews. All the best for 2014! Kulanu, Inc. Supporting Isolated and Emerging Jewish Communities 165 West End Ave #3R […]

Fall Issue of KulanuNews Now Available Online!

December 12, 2013 The Fall 2013 issue of KulanuNews, Kulanu’s informative publication about Jewish communities around the world, is now available to read on our web site! This latest edition features moving articles by Kulanu volunteers and community members, as well as wonderful color photos to help tell their stories. Click here to check it out in […]

On #GivingTuesday Join Kulanu Matching Grant Challenge

  Greetings, This year Kulanu (Hebrew for “all of us”) is participating in a call to action that will make history. On Tuesday, December 3, we will be one of hundreds of organizations country-wide that will reach out to our friends and donors for financial contributions. This special day will bring together charities, families, businesses, schools, […]

Kulanu Looks Back on 2013…

December 1, 2013 Dear Friends, Kulanu means “all of us” in Hebrew. Please join us in looking back on what “all of us” accomplished together in 2013. We are delighted to share with you selected highlights of our work this year, as we continue to grow: In Uganda (Abayudaya)… With Kulanu support, a new two-classroom […]

Harare Synagogue and Guest House in Zimbabwe is Open!

  We’re delighted to announce the opening of the Harare Synagogue and Guest House in Harare, Zimbabwe. This four bedroom house with a big kitchen and living room and 1.5 acres of vegetable gardens will serve as a Lemba community center, a space for Shabbat and holiday services and for Jewish learning, a residence for […]

New Jewish Music from Zimbabwe

While Elaine and Irwin Berg were in Harare, Zimbabwe a Lemba musician, Hamlet Zhou, composed a new version of Psalm 136 in Shona, the local language. He shared this with people in the Harare Synagogue and Guest House, and Elaine captured it on her iPhone – her first iPhone video! Click on the link below […]

Seven Weeks Left Before the 2014 Jewish Life in Uganda Mitzvah Trip!

Come travel with Laura Wetzler and me in January to experience Jewish life in Africa. This is a special one-of-a-kind journey that will forever change the way you think about the Jewish world. Spend 12 days, including two memorable Shabbat weekends, with the Abayudaya Jewish community, and see first-hand the wonderful projects that have been made possible […]

Donate Your Used Kindle Device, Smartphone, Camera, or Laptop

It has been terribly costly to send books to the communities that we work with ever since the US Post Office quadrupled the book rates in 2006. We are now exploring the donation of Kindles that are already loaded with books. Are you getting a new Kindle or tablet or iPad during this  holiday season? […]

Thank you, Donors!

November 6, 2013 Below is a list of all donations received between April 29, 2013 and November 5, 2013, as well as tributes, mitzvah projects and fundraisers from this time period, and the sponsors of the 2013 Kulanu-Abayudaya Women’s Speaking Tour. TODAH RABAH to all of our supporters for helping Kulanu (Hebrew for “all of […]

Temple Emanu-El Staten Island cordially invites you to a Kiddush lunch and to hear the world famous international scholar Professor Tudor Parfitt.