Feeling at Home Among 900 Black Jews at an Ethiopian-Israeli Wedding

Celeste Jackson, Jewish&, 08/27/2019

As I look around the room, for the first time in my life I feel like I belong to the Jewish people.

Never Again, Northern Star

Stacey Aviva Flint, The New York Jewish Week, 05/02/2019

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.

Birthright While Black

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 02/10/2019

What one Birthright participant learned from her first trip to Israel.

Jews of color on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day means to them in 2019

Josefin Dolsten and Ben Sales, JTA, 01/17/2019

JTA asked Jews of color to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

When the Mikvah Water Touches Your Black Hair

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 11/14/2018

A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.

A former opera singer fuses African-American and Yiddish music

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 08/15/2018

“When I made a decision to become a Jew, it wasn’t a decision to completely leave entire parts of myself behind."

Julius Lester Hailed As Role Model For Jews Of Color After Death At 78

Sam Kestenbaum, The Forward, 01/21/2018

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

Jews Should Embrace Racial Diversity

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, Atlanta Jewish Times, 01/03/2018

African-American Jews can offer surprising insights about the Jewish community.

Black historian of southern cooking brings side of Jewish identity to S.F.

Liz Harris, The Jewish News of Northern California, 08/21/2017

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.”