Daveed Diggs, Jonathan Snipes Talk New Holiday Song, 'Puppy For Hanukkah'

Michale Martin, All Things Considered - NPR, 12/13/2020

David Diggs discusses new single 'Hanukkah Puppy'.

Hasidic rapper Nissim Black opens up about his creative process, spirituality and COVID recovery

Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 12/10/2020

Nissim Black is passionately, assuredly, confidently in love with God.

Leslie Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson Sing Maoz Tzur

Leslie Odom Jr., Moment, 12/01/2020

Leslie Odom Jr.: I wanted to make sure that the Festival of Lights was represented in the album.

Lenny Kravitz talks about his Jewish upbringing

Jerusalem Post Staff, Jerusalem Post, 09/27/2020

“I am deeply two-sided,” Kravitz said in his memoir, according to the New York Times. “Black and white. Jewish and Christian. Manhattanite and Brooklynite.”

Why Ziggy Marley Made a Children’s Album During Quarantine

Patrick Doyle, RollingStone, 09/23/2020

Marley recruited friends including Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Ben Harper, and more for a joyous new LP.

Israel's Banai dynasty - Singing a Persian Jerusalemite tune

Barry Davis, The Jerusalem Post, 07/02/2020

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.

Breathing new life into ancient Sephardi songs

Jacob Judah, The JC, 06/25/2020

Music written in the ancient language of Spanish Jews is getting a very contemporary revamp.

Black Jewish Rapper Westside Gravy Is Calling Out Racism and Anti-Semitism

Chloe Laverson, Heyalma, 06/05/2020

Noah Shufuntinsky writes and produces powerful music that celebrates the intersection of his Jewish and Black identities.

Orthodox rapper Nissim Black reintroduces himself to the world

Emily Burack, The Jewish News of Northern California, 02/19/2020

Nissim Black knows that wherever he goes, he’s going to turn heads; his new single, “Mothaland Bounce,” sets the record straight.


Aveva Dese

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

Ethiopian-Israeli singer-songwriter AvevA fuses African groove with the beat of Tel Aviv to create her soul-pop music. AvevA's unique musical sound and inspiring voice will make for a not-to-be-missed concert experience.


Beyond the Streets

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

Beyond the Streets is the premier exhibition of graffiti, street art and music of the early hip-hop era. The exhibition features prominent Jewish artists such as the Beastie Boys, and the Israeli street art collection "Broken Fingaz".


In black Jew's Yiddish gumbo, the secret ingredient is diversity

Cathryn J.Prince, The Times of Israel, 08/28/2016

Chef Michael Twitty is gay, Jewish, and African-American — not necessarily in that order — serving up delectable fusion cuisine with a side of social justice

7 things to know about the Jews of Brazil

Marcus Moraes, Jew Telegrphic Agency, 08/02/2016

The three top officials of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, including its president, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, are Members of the Tribe. But what about the remaining 120,000 or so Jews who call Brazil home? Who exactly are they? Here’s what you need to know.

Marriage Among Jewish Israelis of Mixed Ethnicity on the Rise

Jordana Skurka, The Canadian Jewish News, 07/19/2016

In the late ‘70s, mixed marriages accounted for only five per cent of all marriages between Israelis. Today, research shows that Israeli marriages of mixed ethnicity are more frequent, with one in five young Jewish Israelis born to mixed parents.

Sandra Lawson, black lesbian vegan rabbinical student, hopes to redefine where Judaism happens

Ben Sales, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 07/19/2016

Sandra Lawson, an African-American lesbian rabbinical student, wants to spread Judaism outside the synagogue.

Jewish Music with A Caribbean Flair

Rabbi Juan Mejia, Jewish&, 07/18/2016

Chavurat Nahariyah is an exciting group of young families in the Caribbean city of Barranquilla in my native Colombia.

If A-Wa Wants Real Mizrahi Revival, It'sTime To Get Political

Leeron Hoory, Forward Magazine, 06/27/2016

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.