I started the series Rosalita and Eduardo during the pandemic. I’ve always wanted to create a comic book memoir about the experiences I’ve had as a transracial adoptee from Guatemala who was raised by two Jewish American parents with Ashkenazi backgrounds.
I looked to the people around me who I had just met moments ago and saw the threads of life’s tapestry binding us together. It was a connection to my religion that I had never experienced.
The following is an excerpt from “The Color of Love” by Marra B. Gad, which was published this month by Agate Bolden Books.
An unforgettable memoir about a mixed-race Jewish woman who, after fifteen years of estrangement from her racist great-aunt, helps bring her home when Alzheimer’s strikes.
Humans of Hillel highlights the identities of Jewish college students. Learn from students about why Hillel is meaningful to their Jewish identities.
Naomi Wadler was the breakout star of the 2018 March for Our Lives. She and her family never imagined the spectacular series of events that came next.
My father’s birthday was June 17. As a result, his birthday sometimes fell on Father’s Day.
The F Word is an honest yet humorous story of queer couple, Nicole and Kristan’s, journey into parenthood as they seek to adopt a child from foster care in Oakland. They introduce us to many voices in the foster care world including birth families, foster youth, and adoptees, learning from them as they wrestle with the systemic racism and classism they discover along the way.
After growing up in a non-denominational Protestant church, Jane Kemp made the decision seven years ago to convert to Judaism.