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In Tahara, a Black Queer Jewish Teen Navigates Grief and Toxicity

Daniel Reynolds, The Advocate, 08/29/2020

Director Olivia Peace discusses making her groundbreaking coming-of-age film and its themes of race, religion, and mourning.

This New Disney+ Show May Feature a Black Jewish Character!

Emily Burack, Kveller, 08/06/2020

There’s a new Proud Family character, and we couldn’t be more excited!

The Jewish Uruguayan movie we all need to be watching now on Netflix

Tatiana García-Altagracia, The Forward, 08/03/2020

“Whisky” explores the effects of being bounded, of feeling stuck in the same daily routines, as if we were stranded at a station anxiously waiting for a train that doesn’t come.

Finally, Jewish kids’ books are starting to reflect the diversity of Judaism

Heidi Rabinowitz, The Forward, 07/22/2020

These books will provide readers with many opportunities to see their own Jewish lives reflected as well as to learn about Jewish lives different from their own. Happy reading!

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hollywood Reporter, 07/14/2020

The Hollywood Reporter columnist calls out the hateful outbursts against Jews by Ice Cube, DeSean Jackson and others and explains how the muted response "perpetuates racism" and contributes to an overall "Apatholypse."

Israel's Banai dynasty - Singing a Persian Jerusalemite tune

Barry Davis, The Jerusalem Post, 07/02/2020

A new exhibition at the Tower of David Museum tells the truly remarkable story of an Israeli musical and cultural dynasty from the most unlikely of beginnings.

Breathing new life into ancient Sephardi songs

Jacob Judah, The JC, 06/25/2020

Music written in the ancient language of Spanish Jews is getting a very contemporary revamp.

History of the Modern Juneteenth Movement

Staff, National Juneteenth Observance Foundation, 06/16/2020

Celebrated on June 19, the term is a portmanteau of June and nineteenth, and is recognized as a state holiday in 45 states of the United States.

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew?

Chris Harrison, Reformjudaism.org, 06/16/2020

Particularly in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, many have begun learning about the lesser-known but incredibly important holiday of Juneteenth,