Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Alan Zeitlin, The Algemeiner, 09/19/2019

There are Jews who are black, Latino, LGBTQ, and Jews who have different levels of observance and want to embrace their Jewish identity in a space with no judging. That’s what we’re about.

Setting Down Roots On The Upper West Side

Shira Hanau, NY Jewish Week, 07/05/2018

Rabbi Georgette Kennebrae, the newly installed spiritual leader of West End (Reconstructionist) Synagogue, says that Judaism’s meaning “looks different for different people and different communities.”

How a Korean-Jewish entrepreneur uses food to empower immigrants

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 07/10/2017

Several times a month Jeanette Chawki welcomes a handful of strangers into her Brooklyn home. There, the visitors learn about life in her native Lebanon, talk about their own backgrounds, and eat food — lots of it.

What Does the End of Racism Look Like?

Lindsey Newman, Jewish&, 01/28/2016

The question was simple: “What would the world look like if there was no more racism?”

Grantee Profile: Be’Chol Lashon

Jon Moskin, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, 11/14/2014

With Jews constituting only 0.2% of the world population, inclusivity ought to be a value of the utmost importance – for ethical and moral reasons, for cultural and spiritual richness, and to ensure our continued existence as a people. And, yet, when it comes to accepting Jews of color into the mainstream of Jewish life, challenges and obstacles abound.