Recorded Online Speaker Series Sessions

2-PART SERIES: Kulanu Online Speaker Series on Returning and Emerging Jewish Communities

June 3, 2020
Reform Conversions and Beyond: Growing a Jewish Community in Guatemala
Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, from Toronto, interviewed Rebecca Orantes, a community leader of the Jewish community of Adat Israel Judaismo Reformista in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

May 20, 2020
Recipes of my 15 grandmothers: Unique recipes and stories from the times of the Crypto Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Genie Milgrom shares stories and recipes.

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3-PART SERIES: How Kulanu Partner Communities are Sustaining Jewish Life during the Time of COVID-19

Watch these sessions to learn about isolated, returning, and emerging Jewish communities around the world and hear first-hand perspectives from community leaders.  The speakers gave an overview of the current situation in their community, how they have been affected by the coronavirus threat, and how they are responding.  They also answered questions during the live discussion.  The 3-part online speaker series included conversations with Jewish community leaders in Italy, Zimbabwe, and the Philippines.

April 13, 2020
Italy Rabbi Barbara Aiello

April 20, 2020
ZimbabweModreck Maeresera

April 23, 2020
The Philippines Rabbi Avraham Coalesce Browne

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