issim Black knows that wherever he goes, he’s going to turn heads. “There’s always these questions,” the rapper explains to me from his home in Israel. “Like, ‘Well, are you still black? How black are you? How does that work? But you’re also Jewish? Jews are white?’ No they’re not!”
In Israel, the holiday officially began on Nov. 26 and continues through Nov. 27.
Taking what Jews and Arabs have cooked for generations and attaching the label 'Israeli' to it is culinary injustice.
David Serero draws on his Moroccan Jewish heritage in his adaptations of classic plays.
The following is an excerpt from “The Color of Love” by Marra B. Gad, which was published this month by Agate Bolden Books.
Zabulon Simentov has seen it all, and now, like all Afghans, he must embrace a future filled with uncertainty and violence.
The best-selling writer of more than a dozen children’s books wants black teenagers and kids to know that he sees them.
This Sephardic language, also known as Judeo-Spanish, has a rich history and is more accessible than you think.
Each of the global communities of the ever-growing Jewish people is an equal and yet unique manifestation of a people and its values.
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 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".
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
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.
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, an African-American lesbian rabbinical student, wants to spread Judaism outside the synagogue.
Chavurat Nahariyah is an exciting group of young families in the Caribbean city of Barranquilla in my native Colombia.
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.