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 […]

Kulanu’s latest magazine is out!

December 15, 2016 Dear Friends, We are excited to share our latest magazine with you! The Winter 2016 issue is attached to this email. Please open this PDF attachment to read the full issue. This has been a great year for Kulanu, and we are pleased to highlight our May trip to Madagascar. You’ll also find the […]

Get your ticket NOW: Kulanu at the NY Jewish Film Festival

December 22, 2016 Dear friends, Tickets are going on sale today for the New York Jewish Film Festival. We are excited that Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana will have its New York premiere with two showings on January 11 at 1pm and 6.30pm at the Walter Reade Theater. The director and producer, Gabrielle Zilkha and […]

Kulanu’s 2016 round-up

Dear Friends, It’s that time again: time for “all of us” to look back on the memories and the accomplishments of the past twelve months.  This has been a wonderful year for Kulanu! We have continued to build Jewish knowledge, leadership, and practice across the globe.   Kulanu’s 2016 trip to Madagascar – photos by […]

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 […]

Kulanu’s 2016 Speaking Tour: Jewish Madagascar

August 15, 2016 The Kulanu 2016 Speaker’s Tour Meet our 2016 speaker, Elysha from Madagascar Each year, Kulanu brings a speaker from an isolated Jewish community to tour the US, offering synagogues, schools, universities, and other institutions the opportunity to learn about Jewish global diversity first hand. Later this year,Elysha Netsarh will join us from Madagascar […]

Harare Lemba Synagogue Emergency Food Program – Can You Help?

Zimbabwe is currently in a state of crisis as drought has struck the nation. Poor harvests, high unemployment, political unrest, and the restructuring of the agricultural sector have left a significant proportion of the country in food poverty. The statistics speak for themselves: Maize production was down 51% on the previous year Rural poverty is approaching 80% […]

Upcoming Trips Led By Friends of Kulanu

There are two exciting upcoming trips to India that are led by our friends!

Early Bird Deadline – Madagascar Speaking Tour

Our fall speaking tour is filling up, and the earlybird deadline is coming July 31. Events are already booked near Miami, FL, Fairfield, CT, Boston, Washington, DC, Harrisonburg, VA, Chicago, Los Angeles, and probably Burlington, VT. All of these early responders have had our speakers before and loved partnering with Kulanu! Please circulate this post to your friends, colleagues, […]