Facing the Charge of Racism: Research on Jewish Student Identity

Aryeh Weinberg, Be'chol Lashon, 02/19/2019

The most effective defense against charges of racism is to embrace and celebrate the full spectrum of Jewish identity.

‘My Name Proved to Be a Great Handicap’

Kirsten Fermaglich, Tablet, 10/23/2018

Why American Jews changed their family names during the interwar years

No, It’s Not Anti-Semitic To Schedule Your March For Yom Kippur

Barat Ellman, Forward, 09/25/2017

When the Jewish community learned that the March for Racial Justice was scheduled for Yom Kippur (September 30), outraged responses filled social media.

How Jewish “Whiteness” Perpetuates Anti-Semitic Domination

Dani Ishai Behan, The Times of Israel, 09/24/2017

If an American Jew from the early/mid 20th century were ever transported to the present, they’d be incredulous at how today’s anti-Semites (white nationalists notwithstanding) not only consider Jews “white,” but fiercely object to any Jew who dares to assert otherwise. Such is the amorphous nature of anti-Semitism, constantly shape-shifting in accordance with whatever the prevailing zeitgeist happens to be.

Tarnished Sterling: The Moral of the Story

Diane Tobin, Jewish&, 05/02/2014

The Jewish community, tragically, risks irrelevancy if it remains stuck in a past where whiteness is perceived as necessary for survival.

Organization for black Jews claims 200,000 in U.S.

Michael Gelbwasser, j. the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California, 04/10/1998

BOSTON -- Descriptions of Robin Washington's ethnicity are often incomplete. Some people look at his skin and assume that he is black. Others look and think that he is white.