New Multicultural Hanukkah Holiday Book #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 11/15/2017

White Ashkenazi author writes Indian Jewish children's book that reflects the changing Jewish world.

The 2,200-year history of India’s Bene Israel Jews began with seven ship-wrecked couples

Jael Silliman,, 09/22/2017

While there are now several books on the Bene Israeli and Baghdadi Jewish heritage of Mumbai that are more extensive in terms of research and even visual documentation, Robbins and Sohoni’s Jewish Heritage of the Deccan: Mumbai, The Northern Konkan and Pune combines luminous photography and brief commentary.

‘Cooking Gene’ Follows History of Food, Family

Patrice Worthy, Atlanta Jewish Times, 09/18/2017

The book tells how Twitty attempts to reclaim his black family and sense of place via food.

New book on Canadian racism firmly refutes ‘We’re not as bad as the U.S.’ sentiment: Paradkar

Shree Paradkar, The Star, 09/10/2017

A painstakingly researched book by Black feminist, activist-writer Robyn Maynard debunks the myth of Canadian white benevolence and draws a straight line between past state-sanctioned injustices and current tensions.

New tales of Jewish families in Ireland, England, Middle East

Howard Freedman, The Jewish News of Northern California, 08/29/2017

With much attention awarded to immigration-related issues in recent months, many of us have considered increasingly the Jewish immigrant experience in the United States, particularly since it reflects many of our families’ histories.

For sermons, teaching and discussions "To Save One Life..." Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Sources on Orphans and Adoption

Rabbi Susan Silverman, Sefaria, 08/02/2017

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Sources on Orphans and Adoption

#WeNeedDiverseBooks -Jewish Edition: A New Kind of Children’s Book

Sarah Aroeste, Jewish&, 07/19/2017

First of its kind Ladino-English Jewish children’s book.

With Jewish-Asian marriages on the rise, academic couple takes on subject close to home

Renee Ghert-Zand, The Times of Israel, 10/13/2016

With Jew-Asian marriages on the rise, academic couple takes on subject close to homeHelen Kim and Noah Leavitt’s new book tackles assumptions about Jewish identities of intermarried families and their children

Book Review: In Every Tongue: The Racial & Ethnic Diversity of the Jewish People.

Ephraim Tabory, American Jewish History Journal, Volume 93, 03/01/2007

The authors’ main focus is on what they call "diverse Jews," and their primary study relates to the United States. They estimate that "at least 20 percent of the Jewish population in the United States is racially and ethnically diverse, including African, African American, Latino (Hispanic), Asian, Native American, Sephardic, Mizrachi, and mixed-race Jews by heritage, adoption, and marriage" (21).