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Join us for a documentary screening of Bal Ej: The Hidden Jews of Ethiopia


Please join us on Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m. for the showing of this award winning film on the hidden Jews of Ethiopia. We are fortunate to have the filmmaker, Irene Orleansky, to do a Q&A via Skype after the film. In her movie, Bal Ej: the Hidden Jews of Ethiopia, Irene is lifting the curtains of hundreds of years to reveal the history, traditions and music of this remarkable community to the world.

Location: Borochov Cultural Centre (272 Codsell Ave., Toronto)

Price: $12 at the door (donations welcome)

This film is brought to you by Kulanu Canada, an organization dedicated to recognizing and aiding small or emerging Jewish communities throughout the world. Our funds help them to sustain their Jewish roots and traditions. Please help by coming out to this evening. For more information, please visit kulanucanada.org.

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Check out the documentary “Doing Jewish: A Story From Ghana” on Nov. 12

Join Bookclub-in-a-Box founder Marilyn Herbert as she attends a film and speaker special for a documentary called Doing Jewish: A Story From Ghana, presented by Kulanu Canada & Na’amat Canada Toronto.

Who would expect to find Jews in Ghana? Certainly not filmmaker Gabrielle Zilkha. But when she volunteered to work in Africa, and found herself alone as the Jewish New Year approached, she made a surprising connection with the Jewish Africans she met there. In remote Sefwi Wiawso, Zilkha encounters a group of practising, dedicated and devout Jews.

Meet Toronto filmmaker Gabrielle Zilka, purchase beautiful Ghanian challah covers, and support an isolated Jewish community by viewing this amazing, award-winning documentary.

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017
Location: Borochov Cultural Centre, 272 Codsell Ave., Toronto
Time: doors open at 7:15 p.m., film starts at 7:30 p.m., Q&A with filmmaker to follow
Admission: $12.00 (at the door)

For more information, contact Marilyn Herbert at merbert@rogers.com.

If you have used or unused tallitot to donate to the Jews of Ghana, please bring to the event; donations are not tax receiptable but will be very welcome. Kulanu Canada will send them to Ghana.

If you would like to support the community and purchase a handmade, unique challah cover, see the selection. Prices are $36 per cover or two for $60 CDN. Kulanu Canada is a registered Canadian charity and donations are tax receiptable.