Everyone in the Jewish community, but especially the community’s leaders and organizers, must understand the full and diverse picture of the American Jewish population today.
Because we’re tired of hearing, “Funny, you don’t look Jewish.”
Nirit Takele says she has always painted about the disadvantaged Ethiopian community; it’s not some stream of ‘black art’ shown for the trendy in New York or London
In moving to the United States from Guatemala, I found my purpose and place in Jewish community
One of the most healing aspect of Judaism to me is remembering pain and then transforming that into a commitment to heal myself, help heal others, and stand up for injustice so that our world can be better.
When I asked my Iraqi grandmother why the Holocaust is significant to us, she answered, “It is a horrible thing that happened to the Ashkenazim,” and that we are one family; we are all Jews.
After growing up in a non-denominational Protestant church, Jane Kemp made the decision seven years ago to convert to Judaism.
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.
Geula Hadray’s story is reminiscent of the Jews’ exodus from Egypt.