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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.

Jews of color on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day means to them in 2019

Josefin Dolsten and Ben Sales, JTA, 01/17/2019

JTA asked Jews of color to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Born in Ethiopia, S.F. student is now an Israeli citizen and a Jew

Maya Mirsky, J., 12/06/2018

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.

Making space for teen Jews of color to explore their identities

Rob Gloster, J., 11/09/2018

"There are a lot of questions about identity through young adulthood, so that’s why this felt important."

NY House candidate Antonio Delgado’s wife opens up about the couple’s Jewish involvement

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 11/05/2018

JTA spoke with Lacey Schwartz Delgado on the phone last week about her involvement in her husband's campaign for Congress.

For Jewish Children Of Color, Finding Friends Like Them Is A Revelation

Ari Feldman, The Forward, 10/17/2018

Parents must work hard to find friends for their children who are also racially and ethnically diverse.

The Tragic Tale of Superman’s Jewish Creators, Told in Graphic Novel Form

Gabe Friedman, JTA, 10/03/2018

Julian Voloj talks about his new graphic novel, “The Joe Shuster Story: The Artist Behind Superman."

How a multiracial Orthodox rabbi is using his background to create a unique community in Brooklyn

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/18/2018

Growing up in the Orthodox community of Monsey, New York, as the son of an African-American mother who converted to Judaism and a white Ashkenazi father who became religious later in life, Isaiah Rothstein knows what it’s like not to fit in.