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Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana

Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana

In remote Sefwi Wiawso, Ghana, volunteer worker Gabrielle Zilkha made a stunning connection with a group of people who had practiced special rites, including circumcision and Kosher dietary laws, for centuries. Only recently had they discovered they were part of a worldwide religion with millions of followers - Judaism. 'Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana' is the story of the lives of the Sefwi people and their efforts to forge ties with other Jews worldwide.

Directed by Gabrielle Zilkha
Ghana, United States, 2016
Documentary, Global Studies, African Culture, Jewish History
English, Sefwi (with English subtitles)
85 minutes

Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana