What do you wish people knew about your Mizrachi/MENA/Sephardi identity/culture?
Arabic music in Israel has achieved great success over the last two decades.
Rabbi Joseph Dweck backs the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity after initially criticising its terms of reference.
Persia doesn’t exist anymore … but Persian Jews use that term because I think it invokes a time when they felt they lived in a country where there was religious pluralism and where the Jewish community was being respected.
The recent discussion about “Jews of Color,” who fit this identity and whose numbers relative to the total Jewish population are significant, has once again exposed a blind spot in American Jewry.
A new exhibition at the Tower of David Museum tells the truly remarkable story of an Israeli musical and cultural dynasty from the most unlikely of beginnings.
Elat Market has everything needed for a Shabbat meal to make any Persian Jewish grandma proud — from Persian classics like seeded flatbreads, smoked fish and pickled vegetables to Israeli-style hummus and tahini.
Mizrachi music is the soundtrack we need for this moment.
Taking what Jews and Arabs have cooked for generations and attaching the label 'Israeli' to it is culinary injustice.