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