Being Black And Jewish Means Constantly Being Asked To Choose

Marra B. Gad, Forward, 11/13/2019

The following is an excerpt from “The Color of Love” by Marra B. Gad, which was published this month by Agate Bolden Books.

Mexican-Jewish artist Aliza Nisenbaum on her colorful portraits of ‘the other’ in society

Alan Grabinsky, JTA, 11/04/2019

Mexican-Jewish artist Aliza Nisenbaum sees a failure to communicate in the modern world — and her work as a way to counteract the dilemma.

Paradise Lost - An Iraqi Jewish Story

Aron Hirt-Manheimer and Tamar Ruben, Reformjudaism.org, 10/15/2019

interview with Tamara Ruben

A biracial Jewish filmmaker refuses to shy from thorny questions of identity

Rich Tenorio, The Times of Israel, 10/06/2019

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

Atonement: The Jewish case for black reparations

Gabriel Greschler, The J., 10/04/2019

“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?”

Reggae Singer Ziggy Marley Honored for Israel Support in Face of BDS Pressure

Shiryn Ghermezian, The Algemeiner, 10/04/2019

Jamaican singer Ziggy Marley, the son of late reggae icon Bob Marley, reaffirmed his support for Israel at a recent event in Los Angeles.

Here’s what it’s like to grow up as a Jew in Iraq

Ben Sales, JTA, 10/03/2019

When Ceen Gabbai argued with her first-grade teacher about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, she didn’t realize how big of a risk she was taking.

Jews of Color Navigate Issues of Inclusion During High Holiday Season

Post Staff, Post News Group, 10/03/2019

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.

It’s Time For The Jewish Community To Do Teshuva For Its Treatment of Jews Of Color

Jared Jackson, The Forward, 10/02/2019

The high holidays are a great time for reflection, community, spirituality, and celebration. But for many Jews of color, parents and partners from other faith traditions and those experiencing Judaism for the first time, it is also a time to stay on high alert.