High Holiday Resources
Hanukkah: Time For Dedication by Chief Rabbi Shmuel Funnye The message that Hanukkah holds for us is timeless. In fact, it is far more relevant to today than most adults realize. Hanukkah, like Purim was not instituted by Torah decree, but rather the people of Israel following a turbulent period in Israelite history instituted […]
Telling Our Truths By Dr. André Key Four Black scholars of different Jewish communities constituted a panel in Atlanta at the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion on November 22, 2015. This convention is the “world’s largest gathering of scholars interested in the study of religion.” One of the keynote speakers at this […]
The Meaning of Hanukkah A Kabbalistic Interpretation By Chief Rabbi Levi Ben Levy ﬨנצבה Hanukkah is eight days of meditation, concentration, contemplation and thinking of an incident that took place in our history that has affected our lives today. We recall the struggle, the despair and the hopeless condition which gave courage to a people […]
During an interview on C-SPAN Lani Guinier, an eminent legal scholar, was asked to describe her life, her six books, and her career as a distinguished educator. In the course of this discussion Guiner explained that she is the product of an interracial marriage; her mother, Eugenia Paprin, is a White Jewish immigrant from Poland […]
Rabbi Sholomo Levy and his son Levi in their Sukkot Booth in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania 2013.
This is part of an interview that Rabbi Funnye did in August of 2014. In it he talks about many of our traditions and beliefs. He also talks about our connection to various Israelite communities in Africa.
This video depicts our brother, Rabbi Gersham Sizomu, and his congregation in Uganda as they observe the holy day of Rosh Hashanah 2014.