Jews Of Color Press For Acceptance
With race at the center of the national conversation, multicultural Jews walk line between ‘otherness’ and belonging.
Jewish and Asian: Intermarriages that yield Jewish kids
Noah Leavitt and Helen Kiyong Kim’s marriage is one of an increasing number of Jewish-Asian pairings in the U.S., a trend evident in many American synagogues. The two Whitman College professors have just released the first book-length study of Jewish-Asian couples and their offspring.
Lessons Learned from Multicultural Jewish Asian Families
What does it mean to be Jewish and Asian?
The Year of the Bar Mitzvahs
The “Derby Bunch”, or “Six Pack” as my parents like to call them, are a motley crew of grandkids – three of each gender – born within a six-year span to my two siblings and myself.
Funny - You Don't Look Jewish
Contrary to previous studies on intermarriage that argue for the erosion of Judaism and Jewish identity, our work has demonstrated the opposite.
Zuckerberg-Chan? Moonves-Chen? Jewish-Chinese intermarriage has ancient precedents
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White Parents, Becoming a Little Less White
A few years ago, my wife casually mentioned that she doesn’t consider herself 100 percent white any more. She has blond hair, blue eyes and fair skin, and all of her ancestors have been Irish.
Ancient Chinese Community Celebrates Its Jewish Roots, and Passover
It was an atypical scene on an atypical occasion: a Chinese celebration of Passover, the Jewish holiday commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.
Q&A with Asian-Jewish researcher couple Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt
Be'chol Lashon research scholars, Helen Kim and her husband, Noah Leavitt are the leading, and virtually only, experts on Asian-Jewish intermarriage in the United States.