On a first visit to Africa's northwestern corner, Khen Elmaleh tackles cultural erasure and fulfills her grandfather's dream.
Artifacts now on display at a Tel Aviv museum tell the story of flourishing communities in Arab countries and Iran, who sought refuge in Israel in its early years.
Come hear Meytal Russo and Oraneet Shikmah Orevi speak about their personal experiences as both fierce activists and women of color in Israel and the US.
After the internal focus on the Jewish experience of the Exodus, Mimouna celebrations were community affairs with families opening the doors to friends and neighbors.
A poetry event called Ars Poetica, consisting of typically marginalized poets in Israeli society, has become both the best party in town and the most significant cultural phenomenon in Israel today.
As a Jew with North African roots, I have always felt that my culture's rich and diverse traditions set me apart from my peers and classmates.
A-Wa, the groundbreaking band made up of three Israeli Yemenite sisters who famously sing in Arabic, has just released its first album “Habib Galbi” in the U.S. The band was listed by Rolling Stone last week as one of the 10 New Artists You Need To Know. The group’s first music video, “Habib Galbi,” has attracted 3.5 million views, and they’ve been covered by NPR, VICE, The Washington Post and other international publications.
What is the best way to usher in the Passover season? Not with handwringing and housecleaning, but with celebration, blessing and sweet joy!
Following years of criticism for neglecting non-European Jewish history and culture, the Education Ministry has formed a committee to recommend necessary action.
850,000 Jews fled from Mideast countries and Iran in 1930s-50s; Shas’s Deri says next banknotes should feature eastern writers.
Am I a person of color? You’d think there would be a straightforward answer to a question like that. And for a while, I thought there was. I thought the answer was yes.
Here, in the heart of the Muslim world, the crowds were speaking Arabic. The band was Arab too, playing boisterous Arabic melodies. But the revelers were Orthodox Jews—as devout as they come.