Summer Online Speaker Series

Join us for a series of free Zoom sessions featuring world-renowned international scholars and leaders with unique perspectives on Jewish communities around the globe. Click here to register.

Wednesday, July 8 at 1 pm ET
The History of the Black Jews/Israelites in the US and Africa
Speaker: Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr. is Chief Rabbi of the International Israelite Board of Rabbis, and a board member of Kulanu.

Wednesday, July 22 at 1 pm ET
How the Bene Israel of India Became Mainstream
Speaker: Professor Shalva Weil is a Senior Researcher at the Hebrew University, is the Founding Chairperson of the Israel-India Cultural Association, and a leading scholar of Indian Jewry.

Wednesday, August 12 at 1 pm ET
A Museum Walkthrough with Ari Greenspan: Reviewing a Personal Collection of Judaica of Traditional and Emerging Jewish Communities around the Globe
Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Ari Greenspan is a dentist, mohel, shochet, and sofer. He has spent more than 30 years collecting Jewish items from communities around the globe.

Wednesday, August 26 at 1 pm ET
Professor Tudor Parfitt on Jews, Blacks, and Race
Speaker: Professor Tudor Parfitt is a British historian, writer, broadcaster, traveler, and adventurer. He leads the interdisciplinary network of scholars on Jewish communities around the world, particularly in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

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