Chinese American Rabbi Discusses Upcoming New Year

Rich Tenorio, Jewish Boston, 01/21/2020

Jacqueline Mates-Muchin, the first Chinese American rabbi in the U.S., is looking forward to celebrating the Chinese New Year on Jan. 25.

As Ethiopian Jews celebrate Sigd, we’re still fighting for inclusion in Israel

Shlomit Bukaya, JTA, 11/27/2019

This year, American Thanksgiving and the Ethiopian-Israeli Sigd Festival fall just one day apart.

Ethiopian Jews Celebrate Sigd Holiday

Eric Tenorio, Jewish Boston, 11/26/2019

In Israel, the holiday officially began on Nov. 26 and continues through Nov. 27.

The Caribbean: a forgotten refuge from the Shoah

Joanna Newman, The JC, 10/24/2019

Some put down roots, some moved on and many were interned. The story of Jews' flights to the Caribbean is still echoed in the tales told by today's migrants.

Paradise Lost - An Iraqi Jewish Story

Aron Hirt-Manheimer and Tamar Ruben, Reformjudaism.org, 10/15/2019

interview with Tamara Ruben

Meet the Jews of Havana: The Small but Thriving Cuban Community You Didn’t Know Existed

Harry D. Wall, Haaretz, 07/25/2019

A tightly-knit Jewish community whose members escaped the Spanish Inquisition and survived Castro’s revolution is there to stay, despite the challenges and uncertain future on the island.

The Ethiopian Israeli Artist Whose 'Black Art' Gives Power to the People

Vered Lee, Haaretz, 05/10/2019

Nirit Takele says she has always painted about the disadvantaged Ethiopian community; it’s not some stream of ‘black art’ shown for the trendy in New York or London

Israel’s population tops 9 million, including 45% of world Jewry

TOI Staff, Times of Israel, 05/06/2019

Independence Day eve statistics show 2% increase since last year; population expected to reach 15.2 million by 2048

18 Things To Know About Ethiopian-Israeli Rapper Eden Derso

Emily Burack, Alma, 04/23/2019

Eden Derso is amazing. Seriously. The 21-year-old Ethiopian-Israeli rapper recently broke through with a profile in American Vogue, and since then, we haven’t been able to stop listening to her music.