With the Caribbean as their ritual bath, Colombian converts flow to Judaism

With the Caribbean as their ritual bath, Colombian converts flow to Judaism

Rich Tenorio, The Times of Israel, 09/18/2016

Synagogues in Santa Marta and Barranquilla comprised entirely of converts see an influx of members as the country’s Catholic monopoly is cracked

Conversion: A Black Jewish Can-Do Story

Conversion: A Black Jewish Can-Do Story

Stephanie Ambroise, Jewish&, 08/24/2016

How one woman went from having no idea what Shabbat was to celebrating it every week.

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Gets A Jewish Convert

'Orange Is The New Black' Gets A Jewish Convert

Maya Klausner, The Jewish Week, 06/16/2015

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She’s black, gay and soon you can call her ‘rabbi’

She's black, gay and soon you can call her 'rabbi'

Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service, 05/28/2015

"As the American Jewish community is becoming increasingly diverse through intermarriage, conversion and adoption, role models are a critical component of identity formation," said Diane Tobin, director of Be'chol Lashon.

Converting to Judaism doesn’t have to be so hard

Converting to Judaism doesn't have to be so hard

Rabbi Michael Knopf, Haaretz, 05/27/2015

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How to Welcome the Stranger: A Modern Midrash

How to Welcome the Stranger: A Modern Midrash

Rabbi Juan Mejía, Jewish&, 05/18/2015

1 in 6 contemporary Jews are new to Judaism.

Eating Bacon?

Eating Bacon?

Janaki Kuruppu, Jewish&, 04/21/2015

"Did you like bacon before you were Jewish?"

Kreplach with Collard Greens

Kreplach with Collard Greens

Laura Kumin, Jewish Food Experience, 02/08/2015

Black, Jewish and gay, Twitty is devoted to exploring the culinary history of his African and Afro-American roots, but equally interested in Jewish cooking.

For Afro-Yiddish Performer, the Past is not Past

For Afro-Yiddish Performer, the Past is not Past

Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell, Jewish&, 01/27/2015

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past…”