We have to make it clear and make it a priority to celebrate all of the identities that exist within the Jewish community as well as recognize when parts of our community are in pain
The ‘Avinu Malkeinu’ kid isn’t Amar’e Stoudemire’s son. But he does have a message for the High Holidays. Take it from his mom.
Nina Shapiro didn’t intend for the video of her son’s singing to go viral.
It is with a heavy heart and a sense of deep gratitude to have ever been in his presence, that I have to reckon with the fact that Chad is an ancestor now. And I know that he will watch over us, until we meet again.
Director Olivia Peace discusses making her groundbreaking coming-of-age film and its themes of race, religion, and mourning.
Do we hear God? And by extension, each other?
There’s a new Proud Family character, and we couldn’t be more excited!
My mom is a Jew by choice, and it is because of her that I grew up a strong, proud, Jewish woman of color.
Asking someone about their Jewish story when you meet them is almost asking them what kind of underwear they’re wearing.
Being Black and Jewish, I was always very aware of anti-Semitism and racism.
“I believe that the Book of Ruth is my story,” says Devorah. “Ruth is always referred to as a Moabite. Even though she says, ‘Where you go, I’ll go, and your people is my people.’
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.”