Jews of Color Navigate Issues of Inclusion During High Holiday Season

Post Staff, Post News Group, 10/03/2019

The Jewish population is becoming more and more diverse, with Black and Brown people who are born in the faith or converts becoming more visible.

During the Jewish High Holidays, there’s a growing awareness that not all U.S. Jews are white

Michelle Boorstein, The Washington Post, 09/28/2019

Rabbi Joseph Berman’s sermon for the Jewish High Holidays, which begin Sunday at sunset, highlights a core ethos of this new synagogue in Northwest Washington — Jews aren’t just white people from Europe.

“Jewpanese” Foodie Shares Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Carmel Ayala Tanaka, Jewish&, 09/25/2019

On the menu: salmon teriyaki and miso maple trout.

This Rosh Hashanah, Celebrate With a Classic Persian Dish of Antiquity

Jonathan Hirshon, Forward, 09/19/2019

One of the greatest glories of Jewish cuisine is its diversity - a celebration of the Diaspora that touches upon the antiquity of our people, as the New Year turns.

New Jew Enters New Year with a Slice of Apple Pie

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 09/17/2019

Convert reflects on her eventful first year as a Jew and shares a family recipe.

Persian Upside-Down Cake with Dates and Cardamom

Tannaz Sassooni, The Nosher, 09/10/2019

A sweet tribute to Persian Rosh Hashanah traditions.

A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Seder

Rahel Musleah, My Jewish Learning, 07/16/2019

This ritual for the Jewish New Year goes far beyond dipping apples in honey.

Once on This Island

Noah Lederman, Tablet, 06/25/2019

After centuries of Jewish life in Barbados, the historic synagogue is beautifully restored—but the community itself faces an uncertain future

Making Mufleta, History’s Oldest Jewish Pastry, for the Holidays

Helene Jawhara Piñer, Tablet, 09/07/2018

A culinary scholar discovers a medieval recipe for an ancient—and still delicious—Jewish pastry.


Up Your Coucous Game

Joan Nathan, Tablet, 01/01/1970

This Tunisian fish dish is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, or any dinner party

Meet the Last Jews of Cairo

Jared Malsin, Time, 09/21/2015

A hole other tradition fro Yom Kippur breakfast

Shulie Madnick, The Telegraph, 09/15/2015

After 24-plus hours of prayer and contemplation, without food or drink or even a good tooth scrubbing, a meal crafted with a tender stomach and sodium recovery in mind becomes a blessing for all.

What It's Like For Non-White Jews During The High Holidays

Carol Kuruvilla, Huffington Post, 09/15/2015

Yes, these five families are Jewish, too.

A Family Ritual for Blessing the New Year

Marcia Weingarten, Jewish&, 09/09/2015

Over the generations, our family tradition had been to go to the beach on the first day of Rosh Hashanah. Now that we live in disparate parts of Los Angeles, have differing synagogue schedules and levels of observance, our extended families (about 40 of us) come from throughout the greater Los Angeles area and meet at Venice Beach on the Sunday morning between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, bringing our beach chairs and something to share at our informal brunch that follows.

Blessed Are Thou Lord Who Multitasks

Rabbi Juan Mejia, Jewish&, 08/25/2015

I am an Internet rabbi. Every night, people from over 20 countries come into my virtual living room to recite the traditional Sephardic selichot, the prayers in preparation for the High Holy Day season, together as a tzibbur, a community.

Uncovering Awe and Joy in Israel

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 04/23/2015

“Ima, I’m eating breakfast. It tastes like home. I want to live here forever.”

Sweet and Sour

Joan Nathan, Tablet Mag, 09/23/2014

When American Jews usher in Rosh Hashanah next week, most will dip an apple in honey for a sweet new year. Some will eat a date, and others will display a bowl of pomegranates on the table

Prayer for Diversity

Maya Resnikoff and Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 09/22/2014