Kulanu Across the Globe Materials

We’ve collected materials from around the globe to make your event(s) more meaningful.  Please take a look at the videos, photos, slideshow, D’var Torah, readings, recipes, and music below and feel free to use any of the materials for your program.  

– Videos

Watching a video and seeing how a Jewish community lives often gives an insight into the different and similar ways Judaism is practiced around the globe. 

For a great overview of Kulanu’s partner communities, please share the “Getting to Know Kulanu” video playlist on YouTube.

Click here to download zip file with all the videos in the playlist.

* Kulanu Across the Globe Video Tech sheet for the videos above.

Video Discussion Questions: Click here to see possible discussion questions for after the video viewing. 

You can also take a look at other Kulanu films available here, or short informal videos here.

– Photo Slideshow

Take a look at these photos from Jewish communities around the globe. These images are from Kulanu throughout the past 25 years! 

To showcase some of Kulanu’s partner communities, please share one of the following photo slideshows. 

Google Slides (viewable online and downloadable)*: Shorter Captions | Longer Captions

PowerPoint Slides (download with music)*: Shorter Captions | Longer Captions

*Kulanu Across the Globe Slideshow Tech Sheet for the above slideshows.

Kulanu Photo Slideshow in Smugmug
Please note that we are still adding photos and photo credits. Photos may be downloaded and printed for Kulanu Across the Globe programs. Please do not sell the photos without permission and possible payment.

Photo CollageUS Letter | Size A4 | 8 x 10 inches | JPEG (for social media and other uses)

– D’var Torah

We’ve written a D’var Torah, which relates to a parashah (the weekly Torah portion) for November 15, 2019.

Click here to view D’var Torah text and print out a PDF.

Click here to see a PDF to print of photos to go along with the D’Var Torah.

Click here to see a PDF of a booklet to print with the D’Var Torah and other Kualnu photos and information. 

– Readings

These readings give different perspectives on Jewish thought and traditions. 

Click here to see the sample readings along with a Google Doc for printing in the future. This is also a work in progress, and suggestions for a few additional readings are welcome. Please use https://kulanu.org/contact.

–  Recipes

Eating food is a way to immerse yourself in a new culture.  We’ve collected a few simple recipes that will add an international flair to your gathering.

Click here to view a selection of recipes from different Jewish communities around the globe. Or, pick your own recipes – start with our list of Kulanu partner communities and explore recipes from these countries on foodbycountry.com

– Music

Enjoy music and the sounds of Judaism from around the globe.  This collection is sure to please! 

Click here to see music samples.

– Kulanu Infomation

This one-page document gives an overview of Kulanu’s work and background. 

Kulanu Overview (PDF)