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!
A Chinese American Jewish teen explores the intersections of her identity through food.
My mother’s hamantaschen experiments yielded important results.
Robin Washington discusses the complexity of the term Jews of Color and what that means for whiteness in the American Jewish community.
Taili He-Brenners shares her vegan dumpling recipe with dippings sauces for the Lunar New Year.
This time of year, we are especially reminded of the abundant cultural blessings in our lives.
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.
The bar mitzvah became a magazine's cover story circulated to synagogues throughout Israel, and my son's fame became legendary—literally.
Interview with LUNAR team members on the meaning of Hanukkah.