Jewpanese Oral History Project

Jewpanese Oral History Project

Webmast, 05/17/2022

Being Jewpanese is diverse. Whether you have one parent of each (Jewish/Japanese), or were adopted into, or are Jewpanese by choice, you are invited to participate in the JEWPANESE Oral History Project. Interviews will be conducted by fellow Jewpanese Carmel Tanaka. To sign up, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/jewpanese Carmel is coming to NYC later this month to conduct in-person interviews (Zoom, written and/or anonymous interviews are available too) and will also be hosting a social JEWPANESE lunch on May 29 at Shalom Japan. Jewpanese people, couples and families are welcome to attend. Please RSVP @JewpaneseProject on Instagram or respond via the sign up link above!

My Comfort Foods

My Comfort Foods

Sarah Gertz, Jewish&, 03/24/2022

A Chinese American Jewish teen explores the intersections of her identity through food.

Red Bean Hamantaschen

Red Bean Hamantaschen

Tobie Meyer-Fong, Jewish&, 03/07/2022

My mother’s hamantaschen experiments yielded important results.

What’s A Jew of Color Anyway?

What’s A Jew of Color Anyway?

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 02/22/2022

Robin Washington discusses the complexity of the term Jews of Color and what that means for whiteness in the American Jewish community.

Growing Up To Embrace Chinese-Israeli Heritage

Growing Up To Embrace Chinese-Israeli Heritage

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 02/10/2022

Taili He-Brenners shares her vegan dumpling recipe with dippings sauces for the Lunar New Year.

Three New Years

Three New Years

Howard Tam and Rabbi Meir Bargeron, Jewish&, 02/03/2022

This time of year, we are especially reminded of the abundant cultural blessings in our lives.

A Conversation about Asian American Jewish Identity

A Conversation about Asian American Jewish Identity

Webmast, 01/24/2022

Join us for a conversation about Asian American Jewish identity and how the Jewish community can create a place of belonging for all. This conversation will be moderated by Rabbi Mira Rivera, the first Filipina-American Rabbi to be ordained at The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and Associate Rabbi & Director of Pastoral Care at Romemu in Manhattan. The panel will include Executive Producer of LUNAR: The Jewish Asian Film Project Gen Slosberg, Senesh JoCI fellow Maryam Chishti, Senesh teacher and alum Marisa Miller, and Senesh alumni parent Pam Miller.

A Japanese Bar-Mitzvah Boy Comes of Age in Israel

A Japanese Bar-Mitzvah Boy Comes of Age in Israel

Liane Grunberg Wakabayashi, Jewish&, 12/14/2021

The bar mitzvah became a magazine's cover story circulated to synagogues throughout Israel, and my son's fame became legendary—literally.

The Miracle of Being Seen: A Very LUNAR Hanukkah

The Miracle of Being Seen: A Very LUNAR Hanukkah

Noach Phillips, Moment Magazine, 11/30/2021

Interview with LUNAR team members on the meaning of Hanukkah.