Exclusion On The Menu

Dear Dinner Committee Member, Thank you in advance for your time. I commend you on your commitment to (fill in the blank with name of your Jewish organization). Every volunteer in the Jewish community is a gift, and organizing a […]

April 2nd, 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

After Remarriage, This Is What Our Jewish-Christian Family Looks Like

This time of year is more complicated for me than I’d like. I’m Jewish and my husband isn’t. That’s a pretty common story in the US. It’s more common that not, actually; according to the 2013 Pew Research Center’s Religion […]

January 4th, 2018 - submitted by
Jewish Resources

We Need to Stop Using the Phrase “More Jewish”

My family joined a synagogue a few months ago, and overall it’s been wonderful for us. But after our first family Shabbat service, I realized I had a lot to learn. And I wanted to learn. I wanted to be a good […]

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