The Sephardi Democrat serving as Maryland’s first Orthodox legislator

The Sephardi Democrat serving as Maryland’s first Orthodox legislator

Gabby Deutch, Jewish Insider, 03/09/2020

Dalya Attar says 'it's in our Torah that you have to help others, whether or not they look like you'.

A Black Orthodox Rabbi Explains How He Navigates Both Racism And Anti-Semitism

A Black Orthodox Rabbi Explains How He Navigates Both Racism And Anti-Semitism

Jamie Feldman, Huffington Post, 12/06/2018

MaNishtana’s bio states that he is a writer, speaker, rabbi, playwright and author. It goes on to explain that he is also black, Jewish and Orthodox.

How a multiracial Orthodox rabbi is using his background to create a unique community in Brooklyn

How a multiracial Orthodox rabbi is using his background to create a unique community in Brooklyn

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/18/2018

Growing up in the Orthodox community of Monsey, New York, as the son of an African-American mother who converted to Judaism and a white Ashkenazi father who became religious later in life, Isaiah Rothstein knows what it’s like not to fit in.

Brooklyn Orthodox shul hires woman spiritual leader

Brooklyn Orthodox shul hires woman spiritual leader

Jewish Community Voices, Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, 09/13/2017

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African American Republican Congressional Candidate Turned Yeshiva Student

African American Republican Congressional Candidate Turned Yeshiva Student

Mordechai Ben Avraham Hazzan, Jewish&, 01/19/2017

Today I am a yeshiva student studying Torah full time. Before this, I was a Republican candidate for Congress.

An African American Jew Journeys to Orthodoxy

An African American Jew Journeys to Orthodoxy

Yasminah Respes​, Jewish&, 07/08/2016

Life is a journey for each of us.

Welcome to the Orthodox Prayer Group Where Women Lead � and Men Sit Behind Mechitza  Read more: https://forward.com/news/343840/welcome-to-the-orthodox-prayer-group-where-women-lead-and-men-sit-behind-me/#ixzz4DZPS5mkL

Welcome to the Orthodox Prayer Group Where Women Lead � and Men Sit Behind Mechitza Read more: https://forward.com/news/343840/welcome-to-the-orthodox-prayer-group-where-women-lead-and-men-sit-behind-me/#ixzz4DZPS5mkL

Sam Kestenhaum, Forward Magazine, 06/29/2016

The doors are open to everyone at Shabbat services held on the ground floor of this Nostrand Avenue building in Brooklyn. But, unlike most Orthodox spaces, here it’s the women who lead prayers. Men? They can sit in the back.

Black rapper who found spiritual home in Orthodoxy on the move to Israel

Black rapper who found spiritual home in Orthodoxy on the move to Israel

Cathryn Prince, The Times of Israel, 02/15/2016

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Kreplach with Collard Greens

Kreplach with Collard Greens

Laura Kumin, Jewish Food Experience, 02/08/2015

Black, Jewish and gay, Twitty is devoted to exploring the culinary history of his African and Afro-American roots, but equally interested in Jewish cooking.