When the young member of Uganda's Abayudaya community applied to make aliyah in 2017, he couldn’t have imagined that he would be poised to fundamentally impact the dynamic of Israel-Diaspora relations.
American Jews with ties to a small community of Jews in Uganda are condemning the Israeli Interior Ministry’s decision to reject the right of those Jews to immigrate to Israel.
Gershom Sizomu the Uganda’s Bungokho North Member of Parliament has done quite a lot to transform his community and constituency which is located in Mbale district.
Bride and groom are members of the Abayudaya community, which is not officially recognized by the Jewish state but is by Conservative and Reform movements.
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, the spiritual leader of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda and a member of Uganda’s Parliament (the first Jew elected to that body), is touring the U.S. this fall!
The success of the Abayudaya community is a very Jewish story—they tried to kill us, we survived, let’s celebrate.
The Greenes chronicled their trip to Uganda taking more than 7,000 photos and filming their meetings with families, teachers and Abayudaya leaders.
Be'chol Lashon travels to the Pearl of Africa for the Abayudaya's centennial celebration.
Diary of a week with the Abayudaya.