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Sukkat Shalom: From Uganda to U.S. and Back

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu returns to lead the Ugandan Jewish community.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/cover_story/article/sukkat_shalom_from_uganda_to_us_and_back_20090930

Indeed, we are very far from my Los Angeles home. The Abayudaya (“People of Judah” in Luganda, the local language) — 1,100 Jews in about eight communities — live mostly outside Mbale, a city some five hours east of Entebbe airport.

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