As I look around the room, for the first time in my life I feel like I belong to the Jewish people.
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.
What one Birthright participant learned from her first trip to Israel.
JTA asked Jews of color to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.
“When I made a decision to become a Jew, it wasn’t a decision to completely leave entire parts of myself behind."
Julius Lester, a celebrated African American author and civil rights activist whose conversion to Judaism in the 1980s made him a celebrated face of Jewish diversity, has died at 78
African-American Jews can offer surprising insights about the Jewish community.
One might not expect to find a chapter titled “Mishpocheh” in Michael Twitty’s memoir chronicling his “journey through African-American culinary history in the Old South.”