How Jewish communities and organizations could become more supportive of their diversifying membership
Abayudayan rabbi and Ugandan Parliament member expresses interest in running for president.
The Maryland Jewish community has raised thousands of dollors in an emergency fundraising campaign to help Uganda’s small Jewish community amidst an ongoing famine in East Africa. Read more: https://forward.com/fast-forward/380474/maryland-raises-10k-and-counting-to-help-ugandan-jews-amid-famine/
Famine in East Africa caught the attention of members of the Jewish Federation of Howard County last month when they learned of a small Jewish community in Uganda, known as the Abayudaya, who are suffering from starvation
The Jewish community in Uganda, or Abayudaya, have observed the Passover, as a commemoration of their ancestors’ emancipation by God, from slavery in Egypt. The celebration was at Nabugoya Hill in Mbale district.