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.