Sussman Tribute Journal Published!

July 28, 2014   I’m proud to say we’ve “published” the Kulanu Tribute Journal honoring Rabbanit Bonita and Rabbi Gerald Sussman of Staten Island, NY!! Click here to view the Journal! Many thanks to everyone who contributed. This online tribute journal is filled with lovely photos and messages of gratitude from their family, friends, colleagues, […]

More Summer Travel

July 24, 2014 Serge Etele, leader of the Beth Yeshourun community of Cameroon, traveled to Israel in May to study at Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s yeshiva, Ohr Torah Stone, for at least two months. Serge, the first person from his community to visit Israel, recently sent us some photos of his first few weeks in Israel, […]

New Photos from Kulanu’s Jewish Communities Around the World

July 22, 2014 At Kulanu, we LOVE pictures! Photographs are a great way to feel connected with people who are too far away to visit often, and to show the beautiful diversity of the global Jewish community. We recently received many stunning photos from around the world, which we are delighted to share with all […]

Now Available: Paperback Edition of Remy Ilona’s Book!

July 21, 2014 In 2012 Kulanu helped produce the e-book version of Remy Ilona’s latest book about the Igbos in Nigeria, titled The Igbos and Israel: An Inter-cultural Study of the Oldest and Largest Jewish Diaspora. And now, the book is available in print! The paperback version is available on use this link to […]

The Gift of Torah

July 20, 2014 The gift of Torah is a significant one for communities practicing Judaism, and we at Kulanu are delighted to share this gift with “all of us”, whether it’s by teaching Torah online or by providing actual Torahs to isolated and (re-)emerging Jewish communities around the world. This past spring, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun […]

Get Involved with “all of us” at Kulanu!

July 15, 2014 Have you been looking for a fun and creative way to connect with far-away Jewish communities? Or maybe you’ve been admiring Kulanu’s work and are now ready to get more “hands-on” by helping raise awareness and funds for our projects. Whatever your motivation, we’d love to have you join the team of Kulanu […]

This Fall’s Speaking Tour Calendar is Filling Up Fast!

July 14, 2014 The 2014 Kulanu-Abayudaya Women’s Speaking Tour, featuring young activist Shoshanna Nambi of Uganda, will run October 23 – November 24 in the United States and Canada. Last year Ms. Nambi became the first Jewish woman to represent the Abayudaya (Jewish) community on this annual Kulanu-organized tour, and Kulanu is delighted to host […]

“Hang-out” with Marina da Costa from Suriname!

July 2, 2014 Next Monday, July 7th, tune-in for a Google Hangout session with Marina da Costa, and learn about the Jewish history of Suriname! Click here for the event page. Marina da Costa is a Surinamese Jewish woman who gives historic tours of Jewish Suriname, in particular Jodensavanne, the 17th-century Jewish plantation settlement outside of […]

Kulanu Seeks Photo Administrator-Editor Volunteer

July 1, 2014 Kulanu, Inc ( is seeking a volunteer to help us organize our photos, which are collected by our constituents around the world and put into separate online photo albums. Occasionally the photos need some basic editing, but usually they just need a good eye to determine the best shots, and a clever […]