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

The Ethiopian Israeli Artist Whose 'Black Art' Gives Power to the People

Vered Lee, Haaretz, 05/10/2019

Nirit Takele says she has always painted about the disadvantaged Ethiopian community; it’s not some stream of ‘black art’ shown for the trendy in New York or London

Alpha Blondy Says 'Thank You, Israel'

Armin Rosen, Tablet, 05/09/2019

On tour in Holland, the reggae great talks about climbing Masada, seeing Mecca and 'the magic that music brings to the people'

Tunisian Piano, Medals and Magic Spells: Treasures Recount Glory of Jews From Arab Countries

Ofer Aderet, Haaretz, 04/13/2019

Artifacts now on display at a Tel Aviv museum tell the story of flourishing communities in Arab countries and Iran, who sought refuge in Israel in its early years.

08/28/2019

Snow in Jerusalem

Deborah Da Costa, Ying-Hwa Hu and Cornelius Van Wright, , 01/01/1970

A story of friendship between two boys, an Israeli Jew and a Palestinian, both who live in the old city of Jerusalem. Respectful pictures of Jews, Christians and Muslims in traditional religious garb.

08/27/2019

King Solomon and the Bee

Blu Greenberg, Linda Tarry and Avi Katz, , 01/01/1970

An imaginative tale of the story of King Solomon and Princess Makeda from Ethiopia, who marries the Hebrew king and becomes the Queen of Sheba. Their bi-racial son, Ben LeHaham-Menelik sets off to meet his father in the land of Israel and then returns with many Jewish people to help him run his kingdom.

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.