This Rabbi and Rapper Want to Create a JCC for Jews of Color

Doug Chandler, The New York Jewish Week, 01/22/2020

Group raising money now ‘for a much larger project’ in Brooklyn; boost from meeting with UJA-Federation.

Nissim Black Weighs in on Black and Orthodox Jewish Tensions

Sarah Levin, Jew in the City, 01/20/2020

We need to push initiatives to try to bring more conversations to the table on how to bring peace between the two communities.

Is Respecting Diversity Part of the Jewish Curriculum?

Jan Jaben-Eilon, Atlanta Jewish Times, 01/08/2020

The panel showcasing young voices was one of several programs to highlight the importance of navigating differences and including diversity in Jewish education.

As a Black Jew, I’m Being Forced to Walk a Tightrope After the Monsey Attack

Shekhiynah Larks, Heyalma, 01/02/2020

Being unapologetically Black and Jewish is a revolutionary act.

A Black Convert Saves Judaism in Small-Town Indiana

Gabby Deutch, Tablet, 12/18/2019

Rabbi Moshe has created an Indiana synagogue with 100 of his converts. Will other Jews accept them?

As a Black Jewish Mom, Tiffany Haddish’s Bat Mitzvah Is Deeply Inspiring

Aviva L. Brown, Kveller, 12/09/2019

When Tiffany Haddish — the unapologetically black comedian and actress, Tiffany Haddish — hosted an absolutely bonkers bat mitzvah for her 40th birthday last week, I was enthralled.

Q & A: She’s Sarah Silverman’s Sister — And Just Officiated Tiffany Haddish’s Bat Mitzvah

Talya Zax, The Forward, 12/04/2019

Sure, there are a lot of Jews in Hollywood. But not one of them has ever had quite as memorable a showbiz bat mitzvah as Tiffany Haddish.

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.

Michael Twitty on the Connection Between Jewish Food and Soul Food

Jessica Leigh Lebos, The Nosher, 11/12/2019

The writer, scholar, and chef talks kasha varnishkes, tikkun olam, and the Afro-Jewish culinary connection.