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Rabbi Gershom Sizomu reflects on his recent visit to Israel.
The Jewish community in Uganda exalt at a wedding ceremony on Aug. 8. Gershom Sizomu, a rabbi from the nearby Jewish community at Nabugoye Hill in Mbale, and Yafa Chase, a rabbi from Granby, Mass.
Members of groups with a Jewish connection from Africa, Asia and South America may get a chance to stay longer in Israel, even if they fall short of citizenship
Nicknamed the 'flying synagogue' due to its wing-shaped roof, the building will include a kosher shop and child-care centre.
The miracle of Hanukkah is bringing light to places of darkness.
Over 250 people from Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa, Ghana, and Nigeria formally converted to Judaism in a ceremony held last week in the village of Nabogoye near Mbale, Uganda.
The Pan-African Jewish Alliance (PAJA) is holding its first multi-national meeting on July 11, 2008 with participants from Jewish communities in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and the United States.
Gershom Sizomu will become the first black rabbi from sub-Saharan Africa to be ordained from an American rabbinic school.
Yes, it’s true. The Chief Rabbi of Uganda has been elected to parliament in his home country. A remarkable feat for a rabbi outside of Israel, not easily achieved.
This year, Hanukkah has special meaning for the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda. It is a story of the few against the many. It is a story that is ancient but also new.