Sigd: A Unique Ethiopian Jewish Celebration

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 11/06/2019

Challenging ignorance by celebrating diversity at Sigdiyada.

Paradise Lost - An Iraqi Jewish Story

Aron Hirt-Manheimer and Tamar Ruben, Reformjudaism.org, 10/15/2019

interview with Tamara Ruben

Reggae Singer Ziggy Marley Honored for Israel Support in Face of BDS Pressure

Shiryn Ghermezian, The Algemeiner, 10/04/2019

Jamaican singer Ziggy Marley, the son of late reggae icon Bob Marley, reaffirmed his support for Israel at a recent event in Los Angeles.

Ravaged by age, shrunk by immigration, India’s remaining Jews hang on

Briana Trujillo, Religion News Service, 08/07/2019

The Jews in this region of Kerala go by different names: Paradesi, Malabari, Baghdadi, Cochin, Indian. But time is quietly claiming this ancient community.

Music's Power: Ethiopian Rapper Teddy Neguse Challenges Police Brutality Through Rap Music

Amenna Dayo, The African Exponent, 07/12/2019

“Music is the weapon of the future”

Iranian Photojournalist Documents Iranian Jews In Iran And Israel

Tzvi Joffre, The Jerusalem Post, 07/10/2019

"While still in Iran they struggled to move out of the country, once they came out of Iran they faced new obstacles and limitations."

Netanyahu: Israel Must Do More to Incorporate Ethiopian Jews, Combat Racism

Jeremy Sharon, The Jerusalem Post, 06/03/2019

The government must do more to integrate Israelis who immigrated from Ethiopia and to combat racism and discrimination against them, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.

No, Israel isn’t a country of privileged and powerful white Europeans

Hen Mazzig, Los Angeles Times, 05/20/2019

Along with resurgent identity politics in the United States and Europe, there is a growing inclination to frame the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in terms of race. According to this narrative, Israel was established as a refuge for oppressed white European Jews who in turn became oppressors of people of color, the Palestinians.

An Indian Jew Falls in Love with Israel

Team Be'chol Lashon, Jewish&, 05/16/2019

Charting a path of connection and adventure

10/10/2018

Multi-faith Ramadan peace dinner held in Israel

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

Abrahamic Reunion group promotes love, peace, communication, cooperation and dialogue among the people of the Holy Land.

Marriage Among Jewish Israelis of Mixed Ethnicity on the Rise

Jordana Skurka, The Canadian Jewish News, 07/19/2016

In the late ‘70s, mixed marriages accounted for only five per cent of all marriages between Israelis. Today, research shows that Israeli marriages of mixed ethnicity are more frequent, with one in five young Jewish Israelis born to mixed parents.

An African American Jew Journeys to Orthodoxy

Yasminah Respes, Jewish&, 07/08/2016

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.

The Ridiculous Would-be Dismissal of the Chief Rabbi of the Israeli-Ethiopian Community

Manishtana, Tablet Magazine, 06/23/2016

Rabbi Yosef Hadane was controversially denied an extension of his tenure by Israel’s Religious Services Ministry. Now, facing pressure, the organization is seeking to extend his contract.

Race: Pushing Myself & the Jewish Community

Diane Tobin, Jewish&, 06/22/2016

The need for Be’chol Lashon’s work to create a racially and ethnically inclusive Jewish community is greater than it has ever been.

Finding my wild Sephardi voice

Jessica Duchen, The Jewish Chronicle Online, 06/09/2016

The Israeli singer who had to fight for the right to sing in his own distinctive style

Then and now: Tracking down the Ethiopian Jews who moved to Israel

Ofer Aderet, Haaretz, 05/14/2016

A new exhibition at The Museum of the Jewish People, in Tel Aviv, provides a fascinating insight into how members of the Ethiopian-Jewish community acclimatized to Israel – some more successfully than others – following Operation Moses in the mid-1980s.

Honeymooning In Israel

Avram Mlotek, The Jewish Week, 04/12/2016