Due to diasporic persecution and the pressures of cultural conformity, I cannot speak a language murdered out of my bloodline.
At a time when Jewish identity has become a source of anti-Semitic and political persecution around the world, 100 teenagers from three different continents participate in a photo competition with pictures reflecting their connection to the Jewish people. The result is a beautiful exhibition of 25 selected projects displayed at the Beit Hatfutsot museum in Tel Aviv.
Sephardi and Ashkenazi Cooking Traditions
What is Jewish music?
Sukkot appears to be one holiday in which the Moroccan and Ashkenazic customs and rituals are fairly similar.
Teddy Wilson and Benny Goodman broke the color barrier in entertainment when they formed the Benny Goodman Trio with Gene Krupa.
In this touching, simple story, a young Jewish girl named Rachel tries to make peace with the impending death of her grandfather.
After Papa loses his job during the Depression, Hannah’s family moves to rural Minnesota, where she is the only Jewish child in her class.
Devorah’s world is shattered by the tragedies of post–Great War Europe: gas poisoning, famine, typhoid, and influenza. Then comes the Night of the Burning, when Cossacks provoke Christian Poles to attack their Jewish neighbors.
I am the product of an intermarriage of sorts, but not the kind you're probably thinking of. My mother's family hails from various parts of Eastern Europe, and my dad's family comes from Greece, and all sides of my family are historically Jewish.