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?
“We’ve lost our ability to see the humanity in other people.”
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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
Recently at work, one of my co-workers, who is a Chinese originally from Taiwan, stopped by my desk to ask me a question.
"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.