IN AUGUST 2016, the Movement for Black Lives, a broad coalition of organizations associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, released a detailed platform that included a range of policy demands touching nearly every area of political concern, from criminal justice, to education, to the environment, to economics.
In the last two weeks, American voters’ support for the Black Lives Matter movement increased almost as much as it had in the preceding two years.
I couldn’t help but think that my children immediately recognized this behavior as wrong. So how did adults fail so miserably?
The grassroots operation is one of dozens of coronavirus-related aid initiatives by Jews in Brazil, which is among the countries hardest hit by the pandemic.
The “Jews of Color Initiative COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Individuals,” announced via press release on May 26, will help cover basic necessities including housing, utilities and groceries, medical bills, and burial expenses.
We are at a turning point in American history. This isn’t the first turning point, and it will not be the last, however it is a call to action for my White Jewish community and the Jewish non-profit world.
Written by American Jewish Year Book editors Arnold Dashefsky and Ira M. Sheskin, the article drew ire from Jews of Color (JOC) and Jewish social justice groups for reducing Jews of Color to a statistic, as opposed to seeing them as valued members of the community.
Leah Franqui is stranded in her hometown of Philadelphia and missing her life in Mumbai.
That 3-year-old girl who came to Israel barefoot, without a mother, and after a very long trek, has finally made it.