‘Believe us’: Black Jews respond to the George Floyd protests, in their own words

As Enzi Tanner participated in an online havdalah ceremony marking the end of Shabbat Saturday night, his city — Minneapolis — was being torn apart during a fifth night of unrest following the death of George Floyd, a black man, […]

June 1st, 2020 - submitted by

Are Jews Ethnic?

Nation, People, Race, Religion, Ethnicity….what’s the difference? Shekhiynah Larks discusses the intersection of race, ethnicity, and religion in this moving article about how perpetuating limited narratives and embracing monolithic group identity ignores the diversity and cross-cultural characteristics that exist within […]

November 18th, 2019 - submitted by

For black Orthodox Jews, constant racism is exhausting

Op-Ed: For black Orthodox Jews, constant racism is exhausting Chava Shervington says the Orthodox Jewish community is beautiful, and better than its racism suggests. Please follow and like us:Favorite

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by

From Royal Swaziland to Israel: One Rabbi’s Incredible Story of Conversion

Documentary on Rabbi Natan Gamedze’s story of conversion: from royal lineage in Swaziland to Orthodox Jewish Rabbi in Israel Please follow and like us:Favorite

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by

Counting Jews of Color in the United States

Article on Jewish racial diversity in the US http://www.bechollashon.org/population/north_america/na_color.php Please follow and like us:Favorite

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by

What It’s Like To Be a Black, Gay, Professional Jew

Article on a Jewish professional’s experience with diversity http://forward.com/opinion/318868/what-its-like-to-be-a-gay-black-professional-jew/ Please follow and like us:Favorite

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by