Dumisani Washington is a pastor at the Congregation of Zion, composer, author, and music teacher, as well as the Director at The Zion Academy in Northern California. He reaches out primarily to students in an effort to strengthen solidarity with Israel among black Americans and other communities of color. Dumisani’s passion for Israel developed through his Christian faith and upon recognizing Israel’s unique multi-cultural identity.
He has authored two books - “Zionism and the Black Church: Why Standing With Israel will be a Defining Issue for People of Color in the 21st Century” and “The Diaspora: Discovering Israel’s Multi-Ethnic Identity & Her Prophetic Return to the Land”.
Dumisiani also has a production company which recently released its first album entitled The Hebrew Project, Vol. 1: From Beyond the Rivers. The Hebrew Project (THP) is a musical/cultural stand with the nation of Israel, and a celebration of the Jewish people from Africa, Asia, and Europe.THP has teamed up with CUFI for a Northern California tour aimed at bringing a pro-Israel message to Black churches, Black Student Unions on college campuses, and people of all backgrounds.
CAMERA on Campus Appearances:
- Dumisani Washington Comes to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Zion Stand Up: A New Perspective at Northwestern University
- Declare Your Freedom
- Dumisani Washington Comes to Brandeis University