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Does Atlanta Welcome Jews of Color?

Jan Jaben-Eilon, Atlanta Jewish Times, 10/30/2019

Several Jews of color share their thoughts on inclusion and challenges within Jewish Atlanta.

A biracial Jewish filmmaker refuses to shy from thorny questions of identity

Rich Tenorio, The Times of Israel, 10/06/2019

Lacey Schwartz Delgado’s dual identities as an African-American and New York Jew inform her documentary, ‘Little White Lie,’ and her current work with youth via Be’chol Lashon

Atonement: The Jewish case for black reparations

Gabriel Greschler, The J., 10/04/2019

“This [discrimination] is in my generation’s lifetime. This is not ancient history. There was an injustice done,” “So, the whole question is, what are you going to do about it?”

Jews of Color Navigate Issues of Inclusion During High Holiday Season

Post Staff, Post News Group, 10/03/2019

The Jewish population is becoming more and more diverse, with Black and Brown people who are born in the faith or converts becoming more visible.

‘We made 100!’ Celebrating a century of Judaism in Uganda

Andrew Esensten, Times of Israel, 08/22/2019

The success of the Abayudaya community is a very Jewish story—they tried to kill us, we survived, let’s celebrate.

Embracing our Diverse Jewish Community

Mollie Berger, eJewish Philanthropy, 06/11/2019

How Jewish communities and organizations could become more supportive of their diversifying membership

Jews Of Color Have Been Consistently Undercounted By The American Jewish Establishment. Until Now.

Ari Feldman, The Forward, 05/30/2019

The report is “a reminder that counting Jews remains a complex and contentious issue, not only for Jews of color, but for all Jews," said Diane Tobin.

In grappling with race, Jewish schools rethink approach to Jews of color

Eric Berger, JTA, 05/09/2019

“The goal is to broaden our narrative, and broaden our vision and understanding.”

Being a Jew of Colour: Finding Acceptance and Inclusion

Alex Rose, The Canadian Jewish News, 04/24/2019

For Tobin, whose son is a young black man living in America, it’s also a very personal issue. “My privilege does not protect him,” she said.