Young Jewish Boy, Harlem, 1960’s

jewsih boy in harlemA young black Jewish boy one of The Commandment Keepers at the Harlem Synagogue in Harlem, New York, 1960’s. Continue Reading →

Commandment Keepers in Harlem

The “Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation of the Living God Pillar & Ground of Truth, Inc.: ” are a sect of Black Hebrews, founded in 1919 by Nigerian-born Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew (pictured), Continue Reading →

Black Jews, The Commandment Keepers In Harlem

Black Jews started forming Harlem congregations in the 1910s, based on the conviction that Africans were descended from ancient Hebrews and that Christianity was a religion imposed on them during enslavement in America. Continue Reading →