Little Richard, the rock and roll pioneer who died on May 9 at age 87, brought a galvanic charge to live performances of such songs as “Tutti Frutti,” “Heebie Jeebies” and “Lucille,” drawing sustained inspiration from what he considered to be a Jewish identity.
I don’t fit in a box — I never have. I don’t know any black Jew who does.
Diversity, teachable moments, and, of course, food are on the menu for this Twin Cities chef.
Nissim Black knows that wherever he goes, he’s going to turn heads; his new single, “Mothaland Bounce,” sets the record straight.
Project Shamash: Sparking the Leadership of East Bay Jews of Color, scheduled to begin later this year, will aim to propel more Jews of color into positions on Jewish boards.
“I know why they’re looking,” he says. “They think it’s rare. Especially when they only go to services once or twice a year and they come back and see something totally different — a black person in the synagogue.
I will start my story by saying that what you are about to read is not an attempt to demonize an entire community.
Group raising money now ‘for a much larger project’ in Brooklyn; boost from meeting with UJA-Federation.
We need to push initiatives to try to bring more conversations to the table on how to bring peace between the two communities.