What do you wish people knew about your Mizrachi/MENA/Sephardi identity/culture?
Finding the right way to taste tradition.
For too long I felt like I had to check core parts of my identity at the door of mainstream Jewish institutions.
"It was an incredible discovery — exactly what I needed! A place to be Bukharian, to be Mizrahi, and to be queer."
A collection of new books that center around the complexities of Jewish identities
Ayelet Tsabari’s memoir, ‘The Art of Leaving,’ offers a rare narrative about a globe-trotting woman who flees home. Now that she has reconciled with her Yemenite roots and (partially) with Israel, she explains what drove her away
A handful of scholars are creating a multimedia resource to give Mizrahi Jews the same platforms to tell their stories as Ashkenazim who suffered in the Holocaust
Aomar Boum's research on Jewish history in his home country of Morocco brings local attention to that history and helps people reconnect with their historic roots.However, Boum's Muslim identity affects how people perceive his research.
Latif Jiji looks over this year’s crop at Chateau Latif with an expression of satisfaction.