Discover one of the world’s newest and most vibrant Jewish communities in Uganda.
Uganda + Passover
Discover one of the world’s newest and most vibrant Jewish communities in Uganda. Learn the story of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda and their unique connection to the timeless story of Passover.
Passover has particular resonance for the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda. What can a new perspective teach us about one of the oldest Jewish narratives?
Create a vibrant afikoman cover for your seder!
Learn to make Abayudaya haroset which, like other haroset around the world, reflects local ingredients.
Learn to make chapati, a homemade flatbread, and use it to roll up a “Rolex,” a Ugandan street snack.
Enjoy two word searches featuring vocabulary from Jewish life in Uganda and color the Ugandan flag.
Compare and contrast Jewish life in Uganda with your Jewish life.
Like Jews around the world, the Abayudaya pray and sing in a mixture of Hebrew and their local language, which in this case is Luganda.