Join us in person for rooftop Shabbat rituals and music, followed by a vegetarian potluck in honor of Juneteenth. Ritual leaders Rabbi Isaama Goldstein-Stoll and Jewsician Marques Hollie will lead us in song and spirit. We will provide wine, challah and dessert, and we ask that friends joining us bring vegetarian dishes to share. Presented by Be'chol Lashon and the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Friday June 17, 6pm. Funding support by: The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York-PATH Initiative Mayor's Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes.
[Op-Ed] Renditions of ‘Go Down Moses‘ at Passover Seders often problematically compare cultural memory and mythos of the Jewish people to the historical and contemporary trauma of Black people, ignoring that Negro spirituals cloaked in biblical allusion were a tradition of necessity.
A poem by Sabrina Sojourner
Robin Washington discusses the complexity of the term Jews of Color and what that means for whiteness in the American Jewish community.
"Whether or not I win this campaign, my goal is to spread awareness about the inadequate outpatient behavioral health resources in our current medical system."
The House of Representatives voted on 16 June to honour the day slavery was outlawed in the US. Philosopher Lewis R Gordon contemplates this victory for democracy.
Join Be’chol Lashon for this unique celebration of our community’s diversity.
I am pleased to see that the new Pew 2020 study has found that the US Jewish population, along with the country’s population as a whole, is growing more racially and ethnically diverse.
Stephen Bush, the Chair of the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity (CRI), has achieved something that Tony Sewell’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities could not: his report centered and upheld the truth.