Exploring African Jewry: Well-Known and Emerging Jewish Communities

A collage depicting various African Jewish communities including Ethiopian Jews, South African Jews, Moroccan Jews, Igbo Jews, Lemba Jews, and Abayudaya Jews with a map of Africa in the background.

Jewish history in Africa is a rich tapestry woven from diverse cultures, traditions, and migrations. While many are familiar with prominent Jewish communities on the continent, there are also lesser-known groups that contribute to the vibrant mosaic of African Jewry. This blog explores both the well-known and emerging Jewish communities in Africa, highlighting their unique characteristics and contributions to global … Read More

A Sister’s Legacy: The Launch of ‘For Our African Jews’

The Purity Project

It is with a mix of profound sorrow and indomitable hope that we announce the launch of ‘For Our African Jews’, a non-profit organization dedicated to uniting African Jews from different countries and cultures and supporting their needs. This initiative is the brainchild of Simcha-Chaya Ben Avraham, a woman whose dedication to her cultural heritage and religious practices is only … Read More