New film about Nigeria’s Igbo Jewish community

A new short film is available on our YouTube channel! Created by Kulanu board member Ari Greenspan, it features musical life in Igbo Jewish communities in Nigeria, accompanied by beautiful images and videos. Don’t forget that there are dozens of films and hours of footage available on our YouTube channel, sorted into playlists by community […]

Kulanu’s New Board Members

We are delighted to introduce two new additions to our Board of Directors! Rabbi Elie Lehmann Recently ordained by Hebrew College, Rabbi Elie Lehmann previously served as rabbinic fellow at Tufts University Hillel and has recently been appointed as rabbi at Boston University Hillel. Elie spent a month in the Kisuku Jewish community in Kenya […]

Spring 2017 Magazine Available Now!

We are excited to announce a wonderful new issue of Kulanu’s magazine! The Spring 2017 issue (volume 14, no 1) is available in full online. Simply follow this link to explore stories on diverse topics including… A new internet cafe that opened in Abuja, Nigeria A seasonal article on Pesach in Italy Information on a […]

Announcing the 2017-18 Kulanu Anousim Speaking Tour!

May 30, 2017   Announcing the 2017-18 Kulanu Anousim Speaking Tour! Kulanu is delighted to announce our first Anousim speaking tour! Building on years of successful speaking tours, we are excited to introduce you to Jonatas Chimen, who will be speaking across North America from October to June. Jonatas is a Brazilian-American Jewish artist who expresses his experiences as […]

Abayudaya school success

Abayudaya school success A happy student is congratulated by her family after receiving her exam results. The Hadassah Primary School in Uganda recently achieved outstanding national exam results, with 100% of students placed into the top two categories. These exams are taken by every student at the end of their primary education. As a result, […]

Happy Purim!

Dear Friends, I wish you and your loved ones a Happy Purim, Chag Purim Sameach! Please enjoy this excerpt from the 2016 Purim play by children in the Tikkun Olam School and high school students in the Abayudaya village of Namutumba in Uganda. Here Mordechai is telling Esther that the Jews are in danger, and […]

New documentary at Jewish Museum of Maryland

February 10, 2017 We are excited to share Irene Orleansky‘s new documentary film “Bal Ej: The Hidden Jews of Ethiopia”. A free screening is scheduled for 1pm this Sunday, February 12th at the Jewish Museum of Maryland. A Skype Q&A with Irene will follow. Click here for a map. Let us know you’re going via […]