Born into a family with German-Jewish and Jamaican roots, Simone Weichselbaum was selected for her piercing, respectful, accurate and often entertaining reporting of the multicultural borough, in particular its Orthodox Jews and Jews of color.
A new music video, "This is Unity" by Black Orthodox Jewish hip-hop artist Y-Love, highlighted the Be'chol Lashon International Think Tank May 13-16.
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
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.
Siona Benjamin’s paintings reflects the multitude of cultural and religious traditions that were part of her Jewish childhood.
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.
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, alongside Diane Tobin and her family, will dedicate the Tobin Health Center on Friday in Mbale, Uganda.
The dramatic account of a secret U.S. government mission to rescue Jews from Yemen, the ongoing story of Jewish life in Castro's Cuba and an interactive Web site on Chinese Jews took top honors in the third annual Be'chol Lashon Media Awards.
The 2009 Be'chol Lashon Media Awards were presented on Sunday, May 3, honoring excellence in coverage of Jewish ethnic diversity in print, broadcast/film and new media.