An African leader expands his Jewish horizons

13.06.2012                      23.Siwan. 5772

Jüdische Welt:

An African leader expands his Jewish horizons

At conference in Jerusalem, Ugandan yeshiva student receives warm welcome, despite halachic questions.

Participants at the ROI Summit, the gathering of young Jewish leaders that kicked off in Jerusalem on Sunday, are a case study in diversity. They come from dozens of countries and belong to many different streams of Judaism, or are entirely secular.
Still, Moshe Madoi of Uganda sticks out even in this colorful crowd. The 24-year-old yeshiva student, who is the only black participant in the conference this year, said he has been warmly welcomed by organizers at the conference and in Israel in general….