The success of the Abayudaya community is a very Jewish story—they tried to kill us, we survived, let’s celebrate.
How Jewish communities and organizations could become more supportive of their diversifying membership
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.
“The goal is to broaden our narrative, and broaden our vision and understanding.”
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.
JTA asked Jews of color to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Bezawit Abebe's story may not be typical, but it is one that touches many aspects of what it means to be a Jew in the modern global world.
Four Questions for Lindsey Newman
"There are a lot of questions about identity through young adulthood, so that’s why this felt important."