When you treat us like just a statistic, you fail Jews of color like me

Marcella White Campbell, JTA, 05/28/2020

Diversity has always been — and will always be — fundamentally Jewish.

Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Argument Over Tallying U.S. Jews of Color Erupts

Allison Kaplan Sommer, Haaretz, 05/21/2020

Debate sparked after Reform Movement website publishes article on how Jewish community can support Jews of color affected by pandemic. Response article argues it’s problematic to define 'Jews of color'

Five Things I Learned When Traveling to Brazil with 20 Jews of Color

Aaron Samuels, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, 02/12/2020

Aaron Samuels shares how traveling to Brazil made conversations about race in the United States more complex.

More Jews of color in leadership positions is good for us all

J. Editorial Board, J. The Jewish News of Northern California, 02/06/2020

As a hub of Jewish innovation, the Bay Area has become the proving ground for not one but two major programs designed to move more Jews of color into Jewish leadership positions.

What Is a Jew of Color?

Hen Mazzig, Jewish Journal, 01/30/2020

Although nowhere in Jewish texts and tradition was it ever suggested people with fair skin are superior, Jewish society is not immune to the disease of colorism.

What Not to Say to Jews of Color — and What to Say Instead

Allison Barnes, Keveller, 01/29/2020

In America, especially now, it is both hard to be Black and hard to be a Jew. So imagine, if you will, what life is like for a Black Jew.

It’s Time For The Jewish Community To Do Teshuva For Its Treatment of Jews Of Color

Jared Jackson, The Forward, 10/02/2019

The high holidays are a great time for reflection, community, spirituality, and celebration. But for many Jews of color, parents and partners from other faith traditions and those experiencing Judaism for the first time, it is also a time to stay on high alert.

New group for Jewish teens of color to hang out and ‘smash systems of oppression’

Tova Ricardo, The J., 08/28/2019

"Being with each other as Jews of color is a radical act."

My Black Children Are Jewish. Why Don’t Jews Treat Them That Way?

Stephen Michael Tow, Forward, 06/13/2019

Being Jewish is who I am, and I don't know who I would be if I weren't, if someone took it away from me.


JOC Campus Coalition Meeting

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

Introducing the Jews of Color Campus Coalition, for Jews of African American, Asian, Latinx, Sephardic and/or Mizrahi heritage. Join us for the first gathering of Jewish students of color from campuses across NYC. Help us create a community and use our collective knowledge to influence the greater Jewish community.


Documentary explores racial identity

Inte, , 01/01/1970

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz has an intriguing and compelling personal story to tell in her documentary, “Little White Lie,” screening at 3 p.m. at the Philadelphia Film Festival (PJFF) Pre-Fest, taking place Sunday at the Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St.