This Rabbi and Rapper Want to Create a JCC for Jews of Color

Doug Chandler, The New York Jewish Week, 01/22/2020

Group raising money now ‘for a much larger project’ in Brooklyn; boost from meeting with UJA-Federation.

Nissim Black Weighs in on Black and Orthodox Jewish Tensions

Sarah Levin, Jew in the City, 01/20/2020

We need to push initiatives to try to bring more conversations to the table on how to bring peace between the two communities.

Black Jews feel ‘alienated’ by Orthodox whites after anti-Semitic attacks

Dorey Lewak, New York Post, 01/11/2020

“My brothers are afraid of me — that shouldn’t be. It’s a fear on a whole other level,” he told The Post. “You see it. You feel the tension.”

Is Respecting Diversity Part of the Jewish Curriculum?

Jan Jaben-Eilon, Atlanta Jewish Times, 01/08/2020

The panel showcasing young voices was one of several programs to highlight the importance of navigating differences and including diversity in Jewish education.

As a Black Jew, I’m Being Forced to Walk a Tightrope After the Monsey Attack

Shekhiynah Larks, Heyalma, 01/02/2020

Being unapologetically Black and Jewish is a revolutionary act.

A Black Convert Saves Judaism in Small-Town Indiana

Gabby Deutch, Tablet, 12/18/2019

Rabbi Moshe has created an Indiana synagogue with 100 of his converts. Will other Jews accept them?

Activist Naomi Wadler Celebrates Her Bat Mitzvah

Emily Burack, Kveller, 11/27/2019

Naomi Wadler made serious some waves in March 2018, when she was the youngest speaker at the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C.

Tiffany Haddish Loves Being Jewish. We Talked to Her About It.

Emily Burack, Heyalma, 11/22/2019

The Black Jewish comedian opened up about her bat mitzvah, upcoming Netflix special, and why she wants her friends to study Torah.

Are Jews Ethnic?

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 10/30/2019

A new approach to ethnic studies leaves Jews, Hindus, and Asians out of the picture.