I regularly find myself confronted by Jews who benefit from white privilege and to whom I have to explain my existence.
Boysie Dikobe, a South African-born dancer with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, prepares for his conversion—when he’s not performing in drag
What does it mean to be young, Ethiopian, Israeli and gay?
I was merely expressing who I am through art, and how the many pieces of me — the Jew, the Chinese, the lesbian — come together and become one.
Let’s just get something straight: I’m not a better Jew, I’m a newer Jew. Say it again: I’m a New Jew.
“We’ve lost our ability to see the humanity in other people.”
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is the first transgender White House staffer. Another Jewish woman, Amanda Simpson, is the first transgender individual to hold a position in the U.S. executive branch
"As the American Jewish community is becoming increasingly diverse through intermarriage, conversion and adoption, role models are a critical component of identity formation," said Diane Tobin, director of Be'chol Lashon.
Black, Jewish and gay, Twitty is devoted to exploring the culinary history of his African and Afro-American roots, but equally interested in Jewish cooking.