Abayudaya or Jews of Uganda have a population of around 90,000 who are spread in few districts of Uganda. The Uganda community recently celebrated 100 years of Judaism in Uganda in March 2019 in Mbale Eastern of Uganda.
There are three sects of Judaism found in Uganda – Reform, Conservative and Orthodox. The greatest number of communities is located in the Eastern part of Uganda in the Mbale district while a small community of conservative students are extremely active in the capital Kampala.
Below are the Jewish communities in different districts but mostly Mbale Eastern Uganda and surrounding district around the capital city:
Nabugoye Jewish community , – Namanyonyi Community,- Putti Orthodox Community, – Kahal Kadosh Community, – Nasenyi Community, – Kamokoli community all in Mbale District. – Namutumba Jewish Community in Namutumba District. – Nasenyi 11 in Budaka District, – Nalubembe congregation in Kibuku Distric, – Buseta found in Palisa, – Marom located in kampala, – Mukono Jewish Community and Tsion Beit Ha Miztvot in Mukono District. – Apach Congregation in Apach District – Kigumba Jewish Community in Kigumba District.-Namulanda Jewish Community.
President – Rabbi Gershom