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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, …

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

Watch the movie Genesis or La Genese' with African actors from Mali at WestAfricanJews.com: Returning Jews of the African Diaspora to Torah observance and Halakhic Judaism.

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 …

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Siddur Hokhmath Israel: Preview and Purchase

Siddur Hokhmath Israel: First African Jewish Siddur by Rabbi Yehudah BenLewi featuring the unique customs and traditions of African Jews in the Diaspora. Prayers, Rabbis of importance with translation, transliteration and Hebrew including a pronunciation guide. Get yours now @ www.westafricanjews.com

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 …

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