Choi, whose father is Korean and mother is Jewish, started working on “Trust Exercise” about five or six years ago, but it came further into focus with the explosion of the #MeToo movement.
On the menu: salmon teriyaki and miso maple trout.
I feel at home at this synagogue because I have never been made to feel like a token.
A “harmless” joke highlights the problem of racial sensitivity in some sectors of the Jewish community.
The unique combination of these words shape who I am as an individual. I’ve recently thought about which word comes first-- am I an Asian Jew or a Jewish Asian?
A childhood in Java inspires home cook to feed Jewish community in Singapore
JewAsian is a qualitative examination of the intersection of race, religion, and ethnicity in the increasing number of households that are Jewish American and Asian American. Helen Kiyong Kim and Noah Samuel Leavitt’s book explores the larger social dimensions of intermarriages to explain how these particular unions reflect not only the identity of married individuals but also the communities to which they belong.
Mixed Jewish-Asian couples are increasingly common in the U.S. A survey of children born to these couples presents a message to the Jewish community: More openness is required.
From that encounter grew not only their own subsequent marriage but a joint scholarly interest in the very trend they embodied: intermarriage between Asian-Americans and American Jews. Their major research paper on the subject appeared in February, just three months before arguably the highest-profile example of the phenomenon, the wedding of Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder, to his longtime girlfriend, Dr. Priscilla Chan.