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Thursday Common Hour: The Abayudaya Jews of Uganda: A Presentation and Musical Performance by Aaron Kintu Moses
Event Type:Lecture
Location:Mather Hall Wean Terrace Rooms ABC
 
Thursday, November 08, 2012
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
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Lisa Pleskow Kassow
(860)297-4195
Department:Hillel
Aaron Kintu Moses is Headmaster of the Jewish Primary School and a leader Abayudaya Jewish community of Uganda. Aaron will share the story of his community’s evolution, from the struggle to maintain Jewish identity in the face of persecution, to the remarkable development of ties with neighbors of different faiths.
 
Aaron will give a multimedia presentation about the education, nutrition, health, and economic development programs that are supported by Kulanu, ("All of Us"), a non-profit organization which supports isolated and emerging Jewish communities around the world.  He will also perform traditional Abayudaya music.
 
A Ugandan inspired lunch will be served.  For more information about this event, call (860) 297-4195.
 
For more about the Abayudaya, visit www.kulanu.org/abayudaya
 
Co-sponsored by Trinity College Hillel, the Amy Selzer Memorial Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, the Jewish Studies Program, Educational Studies Program, Spiritual and Religious Life, Multicultural Affairs, Center for Urban and Global Studies, and the Departments of History at Trinity College.
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12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Thursday Common Hour: The Abayudaya Jews of Uganda: A Presentation and Musical Performance by Aaron Kintu MosesMather Hall Wean Terrace Rooms ABC
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