Shana Tova! From “all of us” at Kulanu – Happy 5777!

Rosh Hashanah connects us to our beginnings, and our global Jewish communities – such as the Bene Ephraim from India, pictured below. “All of us” at Kulanu are grateful for your ongoing support and commitment to Jewish diversity. Help spread our mission so that we can make 5777 our best year yet, by simply sharing our social media posts […]

New Issue of “KulanuNews” is Online and in the Mail!

April 27, 2015 The new issue of Kulanu’s magazine is now available online as a full-color PDF — click here or go to to check it out! This is the last issue of KulanuNews to be edited by Judy Manelis of Massachusetts. All of us at Kulanu are grateful for Judy’s incredible work as magazine […]

TBT: Making Matza in India, 2007

April 9, 2015 In honor of “Throw-Back Thursday” and the Passover holiday, please enjoy these videos from a 2007 Kulanu volunteer-visit to the Bene Ephraim Jewish community in Andhra Pradesh, India. These videos show the Bene Ephraim community experiencing matza for the first time, and learning how to make it in a place where access […]

The Bene Ephraim Jewish Community of India Welcomes Visitor-Volunteer, Donated Books and Judaica

February 26, 2015 Judi Kloper, a Kulanu volunteer from Corvallis, Oregon, traveled to India in November for a wedding, and made plans to stay and visit with the Bene Ephraim community (BEC) located in the Andhra Pradesh region of India. Prior to her arrival, Judi communicated with some of the community members about how she could […]

“Next Year in Bombay” – Watch the Documentary Online!

January 31, 2015 After four years of film festivals and other special screenings, the documentary “Next Year in Bombay” is now available online! Click here to rent or purchase Chaï Chaï Films & Les Poissons Volants’ film “on-demand” at Visit to learn more and watch the trailer. Watch the trailer, then “rent” or […]

How to Host a Kulanu Watch Party

January 31, 2015 Are you looking for ways to bring people together socially while also enriching all of your Jewish lives? Host a Kulanu Watch Party and have fun educating your group about Judaism around the world! Inspire your friends with the touching stories of communities struggling to practice their faith; engage your colleagues in […]