I'm Black and Jewish. Ilhan Omar's Tweet - And the Backlash - Are Tearing Me Apart

Tema Smith, The Forward, 02/12/2019

Yesterday, I opened my Twitter timeline to find friends, allies, and colleagues pitting racism and anti-Semitism against each other.

Birthright While Black

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 02/10/2019

What one Birthright participant learned from her first trip to Israel.

'Judaism Shouldn't Have to Stay Alive Only Because Jews Are Afraid of Everything Else'

Yair Ettinger, Haaretz, 01/14/2019

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl explains why she changed her mind on Jewish intermarriage, and what it's like to be the face of Judaism for many Americans, while not being kosher enough for Israel.

Born in Ethiopia, S.F. student is now an Israeli citizen and a Jew

Maya Mirsky, J., 12/06/2018

Bezawit Abebe's story may not be typical, but it is one that touches many aspects of what it means to be a Jew in the modern global world.

Israeli sitcom about interracial marriage wins International Emmy

JTA Team, JTA, 11/20/2018

An Israeli comedy series about the marriage between an Ethiopian Jewish man and an Ashkenazi Jewish woman -the first sitcom in Israel to feature a black actor in a lead role.

For Jewish Israelis of Yemenite Heritage, Reviving a Past

Malin Fezehai, New York Times, 11/17/2018

Pre-wedding henna ceremonies have regained popularity in Israel’s Jewish Yemenite community, an expression of ethnic pride in their heritage and traditions.

Meet the Director of 'Fig Tree,' a New Film About Young Love in the Midst of the Ethiopian Civil War

Anya Wassenberg, OkayAfrica, 09/14/2018

At TIFF, we talked to Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian, the Ethiopian-Israeli filmmaker telling a story that has parallels to her own life.

Israeli-Ethiopian Instagram Heartthrob Andebet Ayalla Is Breaking Local Modeling Boundaries

Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 09/05/2018

Andebet Ayalla stands out in the Israeli modeling world. The lanky 25-year-old with a flair for wearing Dior, Gosha Rubchinskiy, and a variation of fanny packs is one of the few Ethiopian Jews in the country's fashion industry.

For an African American Jew, Jerusalem Was a Dream

Yasminah Respes, Jewish&, 05/09/2018

How the Israel of her childhood imagination became both real and beloved.