Water and Oil: An Exploration of Identity

Water and Oil: An Exploration of Identity

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 07/28/2021

Jenni Rudolphs most recent release, Water & Oil, speaks to her identity as a mixed race Jew.

What Does Loving Day Mean to Me?

What Does Loving Day Mean to Me?

Tani Prell, Jewish&, 05/18/2021

The simpler answer may actually be what it doesn’t.

Diverse families like mine are the Jewish future

Diverse families like mine are the Jewish future

Marcella White Campbell, Jewish&, 05/12/2021

I am pleased to see that the new Pew 2020 study has found that the US Jewish population, along with the country’s population as a whole, is growing more racially and ethnically diverse.

My Black son is a baby, but he won’t always be

My Black son is a baby, but he won’t always be

AK Neer, Jewish&, 04/22/2021

Being Black in America is its own journey within the journey of just being human, and living, and discovering who you really are on a soul level. Then there’s being Black and Jewish.

Learning to See My Jewish and Korean Identities as Complementary

Learning to See My Jewish and Korean Identities as Complementary

Sophie Kim, Jewish&, 05/20/2020

I am constantly making mistakes, questioning my identity, and second-guessing myself, but I know that this work is a process.

Finding Encouragement in MLK’s Words—And America’s Changing Demographics

Finding Encouragement in MLK’s Words—And America’s Changing Demographics

Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum, Jewish&, 01/17/2020

My mixed-race daughter will be part of the nonwhite majority of American youth, which is cause for both celebration and fear.

Armenian, Russian, Mexican and…Jewish

Armenian, Russian, Mexican and…Jewish

Lila Sanchez, Jewish&, 10/24/2019

Growing into my Jewish multicultural heritage and future.

Wandering in translation, learning to speak the language of my people

Wandering in translation, learning to speak the language of my people

Tova Ricardo, J. The Jewish News of Northern California, 08/12/2019

Due to diasporic persecution and the pressures of cultural conformity, I cannot speak a language murdered out of my bloodline.

Are Jews White? American History Says It’s Complicated

Are Jews White? American History Says It’s Complicated

Tema Smith, The Forward, 01/09/2019

I appreciate the discomfort that many Jews feel being categorized as white. And yet, this use of the term “passing” is wrong.