When we fight for a fairer and more just America, and we fight for it as proud Jews, we all win.
MaNishtana’s bio states that he is a writer, speaker, rabbi, playwright and author. It goes on to explain that he is also black, Jewish and Orthodox.
Rebecca Naomi Jones, who has made her reputation in rock and pop musicals, will tackle a classic as Laurey in “Oklahoma!”
In April 1968, Harriet Glickman — a Jewish teacher and mom of three — wrote a letter to Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz.
There are some days when you feel like you just don't fit in. Maybe you look around you and you don't see anyone who looks like you. Or maybe the food you eat and the games you play are different than everybody else's.
While much has been made of Davis Jr’s Judaism (you don’t exactly run into black, one-eyed, singing, dancing, acting Jews everyday) it’s one thing to talk about his conversion in the abstract, but it’s quite another to hear the man himself tell the story. Why did he, a scrawny black kid brought up in showbiz by a Catholic mother and a Baptist father, make the choice to become Jewish well into his life and career
I wanted and needed Judaism and ultimately as I worked through my studies, I realized it was meant to be. Once I made this decision, there was no turning back and I was nervous — dare I say scared — at times. However, when have I ever let my skin color stop me from doing something NEVER!
When I was 6 years old I told my parents I was going to become a rabbi.
Ta-Nehisi Coates can be identified in many ways: as a national correspondent for The Atlantic, as an author and more. But Mr. Coates also has a not-so-secret identity, as evidenced by some of his Atlantic blog posts and his Twitter feed: Marvel Comics superfan.
Meet the rabbi taking Snapchat by storm! By the way she is a vegan too!
It’s personal. Those men, those boys, those women who have been killed for being black, Whose names are a list we read and reread and speak and call out to remember, Those precious lives that matter, They could be my son. They are my son. My son’s life matters.
Both sides of my family came to Judaism from Christianity. My paternal grandfather began to learn more about Judaism after he already had children. He went to a Jewish book store and since there wasn’t a Rabbi at the time who was willing to teach him, he taught himself through books.
These days, Twitter feels like a nightclub that's just past its prime. It's the sort of spot that used to be hot, but its best days are behind it.
Jennifer Young examines the historical relationships between Blacks and Jews. She writes "Just as [W.E.B.] Du Bois used the Jewish experience to rethink the problem of the color line, American Jews used their encounters with blacks as a way to understand their own position as a minority, particularly as immigrant Jews began to prosper economically and to experience the benefits that whiteness conferred."
“We’ve lost our ability to see the humanity in other people.”