WBLS is the largest Black radio station in New York City. Dahved Levy, who is the master of ceremony for the Inaugural Ball at Rose Castle on Sunday, has invited several of our leaders to appear as on air guests following the banquet. You can hear us Sunday evening at 9:30 on WBLS, which is […]
The complete program of events for the Israelite Convention and Inauguration is available. Copies of this schedule will be provided in the package that all registered delegates and attendees will receive at each venue. However, we hope to make this information available on our website and via email as well. Please note the dates, […]
Chief Rabbi of Uganda Will Attend Rabbi Gershom Sizomu is the chief rabbi of the Abayudaya Jewish community in Uganda. He is also a member of the Israelite Board of Rabbis who has known his friend, Chief Rabbi Capers Funnye for many years. Rabbi Sizomu has worshipped at Beth Shalom Bnai Zaken many times; in […]
Dahved Levy to Host Israelite Banquet WBLS is the most popular radio station in New York City for R&B music. Over 20 years ago, Dahved Levy broke onto the airwaves with his signature chant “Rockin’ You! Rockin’ You! Rockin’ You!” With that shout he diversified the musical tastes of millions of listeners who enjoy […]
Ethiopian Jews Seek Unity With All Black Jews Rabbi Sholomo Ben Levy In June we received a letter from two prominent Ethiopian leaders in Israel: Chief Kess, Rafael Takoya Hadane and his son Yosef Hadane—who is the Ethiopian Israeli Chief Rabbi. They congratulated Chief Rabbi Capers Funnye on his inauguration, reaffirmed Africa’s ancestral […]
The Making of a Chief RabbibyRabbi Sholomo Ben LevyAt last, we have a chief rabbi. Thank God! Jewish communities all over the world have “chief rabbis” who represent their people. Israel has two chief rabbis—one for the Ashkenazi community and one for the Sephardi community. Now we, who embrace our Jewish ancestry and our African […]
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.