A New Black-Jewish Caucus Aims For Solidarity — But Will Israel Get In The Way?

Aiden Pink, Forward, 06/05/2019

Congress has hundreds of caucuses, collections of politicians with common interests in everything under the sun –- the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Medicare for All Caucus, the Chicken Caucus. On Monday, a new, bipartisan caucus was announced, one that hopes to rebuild a historic alliance that has lately seen some tensions: the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations.

I'm Black and Jewish. Ilhan Omar's Tweet - And the Backlash - Are Tearing Me Apart

Tema Smith, The Forward, 02/12/2019

Yesterday, I opened my Twitter timeline to find friends, allies, and colleagues pitting racism and anti-Semitism against each other.

NY House candidate Antonio Delgado’s wife opens up about the couple’s Jewish involvement

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 11/05/2018

JTA spoke with Lacey Schwartz Delgado on the phone last week about her involvement in her husband's campaign for Congress.

Mexico City elects first Jewish mayor

JTA, JTA, 07/02/2018

Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo saluting supporters at the Zocalo Square in Mexico City after winning the mayoral election, July 2, 2018.

Meet the millennial Mexican-American Jewish woman running for office on the southern border

Ben Sales, JTA, 06/22/2018

Alma Hernandez, a Mexican-American Jew and daughter of immigrants, is running for the Arizona House of Representatives and founded a progressive Jewish group in Tucson.

The Larger Apology Needed From the Left

Ariel Chesler, The Times of Israel, 08/19/2017

Now that the organizers of the March for Racial Justice have apologized for planning their march on Yom Kippur, and have planned a march for the following day, we should absolutely accept the apology and work together for justice for all races, ethnicities, and communities.

A Hanukkah Lesson for Our Turbulent Political Times

Aaron Isaac Asher Breceda, Jewish&, 12/19/2016

As we approach our upcoming Festival of Lights, our stories about the Maccabees and our nation’s triumph over religious and political oppression.

Latino Jews Respond to Trump

MaNishtana, Tablet, 12/06/2016

"You are not Latina," Tanya Saavedra's stepfather once told her. "You are Jewish! You will never be able to get rid of that."

Far-flung communities look for acceptance in Jewish world

Sue Fishkoff, The J, 05/09/2008

Miguel Segura Aguilo’s ancestors were executed as Jews five centuries ago in Spain, but he is not welcome in his local synagogue today.