Rabbi leads 2,000 Ugandan Jews by celebrating differences

Ed Stannard, New Haven Register, 09/12/2018

One of his biggest challenges is serving both his Jewish community and as a member of Parliament, having to drive five hours each way each week.

In Marin, Uganda’s chief rabbi lays out big plans — including a run for president

Sue Fishkoff, The Jewish News of Northern California, 08/31/2018

Abayudayan rabbi and Ugandan Parliament member expresses interest in running for president.

This woman is studying to be the first female rabbi from Uganda

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/26/2018

Meeting Uganda's first female rabbi.

Parsha Nitzavim: The Gifts of Global Jewish Life

Hillel Smith, The Parsha Poster Project, 09/29/2016

PRESS RELEASE: Uganda Election Update

Team Be'chol Lashon, , 03/18/2011

We will use political office to promote unity and religious tolerance and to increase social services. Consequently our people will secure some political protection and will be empowered.

PRESS RELEASE: African Rabbi Peacefully Fighting for True Democracy - Force Used By Opponent To Secure Victory

Team Be'chol Lashon, , 03/01/2011

At the behest of his Jewish, Muslim and Christian supporters, Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, a native of Uganda, is peacefully challenging the official results in the election to national parliament.

PRESS RELEASE: Native-Born Rabbi Running for National Parliament in Uganda

Team Be'chol Lashon, , 11/16/2010

If elected to parliament Rabbi Sizomu would not only be the first Jew elected to national office in Uganda, but also the first rabbi to be seated in nationally elected government outside of Israel.

PRESS RELEASE: Tobin Health Center to Open in Mbale

Team Be'chol Lashon, , 06/14/2010

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, alongside Diane Tobin and her family, will dedicate the Tobin Health Center on Friday in Mbale, Uganda.

PRESS RELEASE: Historic Gathering of Racially and Ethnically Diverse Jews

Team Be'chol Lashon, , 04/29/2009

Jewish leaders from Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Portugal, India, the United States, and elsewhere will meet in San Francisco May 1-4 at the Be'chol Lashon Think Tank.


Rabbi Gershom Sizomu's Fall 2019 Speaking Tour

Webmast, , 01/01/1970

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!