Exciting news from Cameroon

June 4, 2015 In 2012, the Beth Yeshourun community of Cameroon, led by Serges Etele of Yaounde, established a cocoa farm with help from Kulanu and Kulanu supporters. The original goal was for the community to be able to pay back the startup loan from Kulanu, and for proceeds to begin supporting the community’s Jewish […]

Kulanu-Lemba 2015 Tour Dates Announced!

April 30, 2015 Kulanu is delighted to announce that Modreck Maererera of Harare, Zimbabwe, will be returning to North America this fall for the 2015 Kulanu-Lemba Speaking Tour! This year we will be booking events in the United States and Canada from October 15 to November 23, 2015. Click here for information about the tour […]

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 www.kulanu.org/magazines 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 […]

Join “all of us” in honoring Daneel Schaechter!

April 14, 2015 Dear Friends, Kulanu is proud to announce our honoree for the 2015 Annual Tribute Journal, Daneel Schaechter: a remarkable young man, Kulanu’s Latin America coordinator since 2011 and, thanks to his extraordinary accomplishments, the youngest member of our board of directors. A Kulanu volunteer since his senior year in high school, Daneel […]

Announcing the 2015 Kulanu-Lemba Speaking Tour!

March 30, 2015 Kulanu is pleased to announce the dates for this year’s Kulanu-Lemba Speaking Tour! Modreck Maeresera, leader of the Lemba Jewish community in Zimbabwe, will be visiting the United States and Canada from October 15 through November 23, 2015. We invite you to help us find venues and organizations to host these speaking events: […]

Kulanu Communities in the News!

March 27, 2015 Kulanu communities have recently received some great publicity. Please enjoy reading these articles and checking out these films, and then share these links with your friends or anyone you think might be interested in the diversity of the global Jewish community. Thanks so much! Ghana: Laura Ross-Perry visited the Jewish community of […]

A “Wandering Jew” Experiences Zimbabwe

February 26, 2015 Welcome back, Sara! Kulanu volunteer Sara Eisen of New Jersey recently returned from a three-month stay in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she was working with and teaching the Lemba Jewish community. We think you’ll enjoy her blog, “A Wandering Jew in a World of Wandering People“, which includes wonderful stories, photos, and videos […]

Check out our new “Kulanu” video!

February 4, 2015 Kulanu, Inc has just released a brand-new, 5-minute video – watch it now on YouTube! “Kulanu – Developing Emerging Jewish Communities Around the World” tells our story with beautiful images and lovely narration. We would like to thank director Laurence Gavron, editor Mamadou Ndiaye, actress Temma Schaechter, and coordinator Rabbanit Bonita Nathan […]

“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 vimeo.com. Visit www.nextyearinbombay.com to learn more and watch the trailer. Watch the trailer, then “rent” or […]

Lemba Update: Kupa’s Travels

January 31, 2015 Kupakwashe Marazani, a young member of the Lemba Jewish community of Zimbabwe, has been traveling a lot lately. This month, he went on a Birthright trip – a ten-day journey through Israel that brings Jewish young adults together to learn from and connect with other Jews; see birthrightisrael.com. This was the final […]