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Watch Live Now! Rabbi Yehudah BenLewi On “Black Jews in America”

Mordekai Gordon, Rabbi Yehudah BenLewi and other members of the African American Jewish community  introduce us to the development of the Hebrew – Israelite  and/or Black Jewish Congregations.  This group evolved from the late Chief Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew’s Commandment Keepers Congregation in Harlem.  Lectures, reading materials, video and music will focus …

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Watch Genesis Movie: Ya’akov and Esau With African Actors

Watch African actors from Mali play Ya’akov, Esa’u, Hamar, Dina and the Canaanites in Genesis the Movie Mark Deming summarizes the film: The Bible’s Book of Genesis is given a new spin by director Cheik Oumar Sissoko in his film La Genèse/Genesis, which recasts a famous story by relocating it …

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Siddur Hokhmath Israel: Preview and Purchase

Enjoy excerpts of commentary  from ‘Siddur Hokhmath Israel‘. Purchase option available at the bottom of the page. The order of lighting candles for the Shabbat. Reciting the Shema for Shabbat evening service. Why we are not required to recite the ‘Modeh Ani’ blessing upon awaking. Halakha and customs on the Aliyoth (approaching the …

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