We Matter: Black and Jewish in America

Mosaic Vision, a community-led group for racially and ethnically diverse Jews, hosts a conversation featuring April N. Baskin, Principal Life Coach of Joyous Justice Consulting, and Tarece L. Johnson, Ed.D, co-founder of Multicultural Jews, in conversation with Mosaic Vision leadership, […]

August 3rd, 2020 - submitted by

Let’s Make Jewish Spaces More Welcoming for Black Kids Like Mine

By Nina Essel for Kveller Before we even discussed marriage, my husband and I spent a significant amount of time talking about how we would meld our two worlds together. I grew up in a Conservative synagogue in upstate New York in […]

August 3rd, 2020 - submitted by

Jewish& Blog

Giving voice to the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of Jewish identity and experience. Jewish& is a blog by Be’chol Lashon that is distributed by My Jewish Learning. Our contributors give voice to the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of Jewish […]

June 18th, 2020 - submitted by

After the Protests and Statements of Solidarity, What’s Next? Asking Ourselves Hard Questions

By Stefanie Rhodes and Ruth Messinger We are two white Jewish women committed to honoring diversity and striving for justice. We are also a mother and grandmother of Jews of Color. Over the past several weeks, we have felt a […]

June 18th, 2020 - submitted by

‘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

Union of Reform Judaism’s Audacious Hospitality Toolkit

The Audacious Hospitality Pilot Toolkit is an effort to support congregational and Jewish communal leaders – clergy, staff, lay leaders, members of the congregation, and community members at-large throughout North America – as we work to embrace the diversity that […]

January 4th, 2018 - submitted by

My “Intermarriage”

A Yemenite Jew and an Ashakenaz Jew are having a picnic. It sounds like the beginning of a joke. Maybe something about kashrut. Maybe it’s Shabbat and the Yemenite is having piping hot soup and the Ashakenaz is eating some […]

January 4th, 2018 - 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. Favorite

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by

Bechol Lashon

Be’chol Lashon (In Every Tongue) grows and strengthens the Jewish people through ethnic, cultural, and racial inclusiveness. We advocate for the diversity that has characterized the Jewish people throughout history, and through contemporary forces including intermarriage, conversion and adoption. We […]

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by

Jewish Multiracial Network

The Jewish Multiracial Network brings together Jews of Color and Jewish multiracial families and individuals to learn about and celebrate their Judaism. We are committed to diversity and inclusive community-building, and seek to help our members strengthen their identities as […]

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by