How a trip to Uganda led me back to the Torah
The Israeli Prime Minister’s slate of diplomatic meetings includes visits to Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Uganda, where he commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Israeli raid at Entebbe
But will Uganda’s Abayudaya Jews, most of whom converted before 2009, be able to immigrate to Israel under the Law of Return?
Try, try again: Rabbi Gershom Sizomu Wambedde won his bid for office after a losing run five years ago
A new documentary asks why Israel has overlooked the other Jews who died alongside Yoni Netanyahu
The Polish long-form master and Kapuscinski heir talks about children in war and the fate of journalism
Socalled, Ugandans, and klezmer at North America’s largest gathering of Jewish and Yiddish culture
Gershom Sizomu is vanquished, but undefeated
The Abayudaya, a small Ugandan Jewish community, survived Idi Amin’s persecution and then reconnected with the wider Jewish world, as they had done a century before. Part 2 of 2.
Gershom Sizomu, the first African-born black rabbi in Uganda, ran for his country’s parliament, trying to win support from outside the tiny, century-old Ugandan Jewish community he leads. A photo diary.
The Abayudaya of Uganda have been Jewish since a colonial-era chieftain decided to follow the five books of Moses. A century later, a descendant of those African Jews became a rabbi and ran for parliament. Part 1 of 2.
Dispatch from Uganda
A dispatch from Uganda
The convert’s inconvenient zeal, and more
How an American saxophonist came to cut a record with a group of Ugandan Jews
Obama to attend controversial breakfast; Jew-groups silent
What if the Jewish homeland had been in Albania?