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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,

Inside Elat Market: The grocery store at the nexus of Los Angeles’ Persian Jewish community

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/15/2020

Elat Market has everything needed for a Shabbat meal to make any Persian Jewish grandma proud — from Persian classics like seeded flatbreads, smoked fish and pickled vegetables to Israeli-style hummus and tahini.

An Anti-Racist Graphic Novel Reading List

PW Staff, Publisher's Weekly, 06/11/2020

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, PW’s comics editors have compiled a list of graphic titles about African American life and history.

Black Jewish Rapper Westside Gravy Is Calling Out Racism and Anti-Semitism

Chloe Laverson, Heyalma, 06/05/2020

Noah Shufuntinsky writes and produces powerful music that celebrates the intersection of his Jewish and Black identities.

The Wolf of Baghdad

Mardean Issac, Tablet, 05/01/2020

A new graphic novel about the Iraqi Jewish experience.

Book Review: Afikomen Mambo

Team Be'chol Lashon, Be'chol Lashon, 03/27/2020

Afikomen Mambo, a sing-along book and CD set, is a lively and entertaining way to introduce young ones to Passover.

A First Look at Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story

Anthony Breznican, Vanityfair, 03/16/2020

The director talks about reimagining the musical that riveted him as a child.

Book Review: The Story of Queen Esther

Shekhiynah Larks, Be'chol Lashon, 03/13/2020

The ancient story of Queen Esther has been told for generations as an example of wisdom and great personal courage. Her bravery is still commemorated each year in the Jewish festival of Purim.