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Film and Panel Discussion for Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana

Join us for the launch of this partnership with a special screening and Zoom Panel Discussion

as Toronto filmmaker Gabrielle Zilkha revisits her critically-acclaimed 2016 documentary

Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana

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While working on Ghana, Gabrielle Zilkha discovers the vibrant Sefwi Jewish community.  She brings us along on her journey to better understand what it means to belong to the Jewish people and why some people’s Judaism is questioned while that of others is taken at face value. 

Recorded zoom Panel Discussion

Discussing the film in light of current discourse and movement to achieve an anti-racist, equitable and inclusive global Jewish community.

Gabrielle Zilkha

Stephen Jacob Ennin

Akilah Allen-Silverstein

Tema Smith
Director of Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana Film subject
from Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana
Co-founder of
No Silence on Race
Writer and Diversity Advocate and Educator