Welcome to Kulanu, Inc!
A non-profit, 501(c)3 organization based in New York City, Kulanu (Hebrew for "all of us") works around the world to support isolated and emerging Jewish communities who wish to learn more about Judaism and (re-)connect with the wider Jewish community.
Explore our web site to learn more about Kulanu and the communities we work with in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Find out how you can get involved, or make an impact now with a donation and join the global network of Kulanu supporters today!
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- "All of Us" at Kulanu
Latest Issue of KulanuNews Now Available Online!
The Spring-Summer 2013 issue of KulanuNews, Kulanu's informative publication about Jewish communities around the world, is now available to read on our web site! The latest edition features moving articles by Kulanu volunteers and community members, as well as wonderful color photos to help tell their stories. Click here to check it out in full-color! Here's a glimpse of what you will find in this issue:
- Re-joining the Family-Progressive Judaism in Poland, p 1
- Southern Italy Jewish Renaissance, p 6
- Tribute to Kulanu's President, p 12
Click here! to read full articles.
We think you'll enjoy this new issue! (Missed the last one? Read it now at www.kulanu.org/newsletters
KulanuNews is published two to three times a year, and unless otherwise requested, Kulanu mails hard copies of each issue to our supporters for a year.
This is one of the ways we keep you in the loop about how your contributions are put to work, and also to inform readers about isolated and emerging Jewish communities around the world -- remarkable groups you might not learn about anywhere else.
If you would like to receive your own copy of future issues, please make a donation now at www.kulanu.org/donate. We look forward to hearing what you think of KulanuNews!
The Jewish Life in Uganda Mitzvah Tour
January 9-20, 2014 12 days/11 nights
Approximate cost $2,900. including: tour by van, hotels, meals, scheduled events & airport transfers.
NOT INCLUDED: Airfare, drinks, gratuities. Post tour safari available at additional cost.
- Stay in lovely, modest hotels with gardens, hearty meals, & swimming pools. Vegetarian options available.
- Meet the Abayudaya Jewish Community! Visit the Abayudaya synagogues and the many Kulanu.org supported mitzvah projects. Learn the history of this amazing community and enjoy the hospitality of Ugandan Jewish families.
- Enjoy an authentic, fantastic, multi-tribal, multi-generational African Jewish Music and Dance Festival, exclusive to this tour. Share Ugandan Jewish culture, history and music through talks, celebrations, concerts and two successive Shabbat celebrations.
- Visit Kulanu-Abayudaya supported primary and high school, "peace" schools feeding and educating over 900 Jewish, Muslim and Christian children a day.
- Volunteer, if you wish, sharing skills with the Abayudaya Community.
- Meet farmers from our famous award-winning Kulanu-Abayudaya “Delicious Peace" fair trade interfaith organic coffee project, recently featured in a documentary film and in Oprah Magazine.
- Learn about Kulanu self-help business development and women's empowerment micro-finance projects in remote villages. Meet students in our Kulanu- Abayudaya Deaf Education program.
- Learn about the ethnic groups, languages, agriculture, economy, as well as flora, birds, and wildlife of Uganda. See the mighty Nile River at its source. Explore ancient Sabinyi Cave. Tour the colorful eastern Ugandan countryside with Jewish youth and explore Mt. Elgon National Park, a huge extinct volcano that is one of the grandest mountains in Africa. Visit beautiful Sipi Falls.
Best of all, make a personal connection with our friends & family in this remarkable African Jewish community!
For more details contact Laura Wetzler: tinyurl.com/laurawetzler
Samson Shadrak Waziwu, Abayudaya Guide www.shalomtoursuganda.com email@example.com
Visit the Kulanu Blog, too (www.kulanu.org/blog) for more up-to-date news and information about Jewish communities around the world!