Being a Black Jewish Woman in America on January 6

Tova Ricardo, Jewish Journal, 01/11/2021

Jewish stories deserve to be taken seriously by social advocacy movements, and we deserve to live in peace.

The Story Behind My Viral TikTok Video

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 01/07/2021

My response to American Jews disassociating themselves from their whiteness struck a chord.

Be’chol Lashon: Combating Racism, Celebrating Diversity

Naomi Kitchen and Makeda Zabot-Hall, The Covenant Foundation Sight Line, 09/15/2020

We have to make it clear and make it a priority to celebrate all of the identities that exist within the Jewish community as well as recognize when parts of our community are in pain

Senior Sephardi rabbi rethinks criticism of racial inclusivity commission

Adam Decker, Jewish News, 09/12/2020

Rabbi Joseph Dweck backs the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity after initially criticising its terms of reference.

We’re All Helping Raise Black Jewish Kids

Heather Miller, Kveller, 09/10/2020

Whether you realize it or not, you are helping to raise Black children.

Jews consider their place in America’s fraught racial landscape and ask: ‘Are we white?’

Mya Jaradat, Desert News, 09/07/2020

The writer explores a three-decade quest to understand her mother’s words: ‘‘We’re not white. We’re Jewish.’

‘Black Lives Matter,’ declare groups representing majority of US Jews in NYT ad

Jacob Magid, Times of Israel, 08/29/2020

Over 600 Jewish organizations sign letter, published on anniversary of March on Washington, backing ‘current day Civil Rights Movement’

As Black National Convention opens, Black Jews speak out about Black lives

Sheree R. Curry, The Forward, 08/28/2020

All Jews must come together for the sake of humanity when it comes to justice for Black Americans.

Beyond Good Intentions

Rebecca Pierce, Jewish Currents, 08/27/2020

The Not Free to Desist letter outlines seven “obligations” Jewish organizations can undertake for pursuing racial equity.


I’m a Rabbi in Georgia. Ossoff and Warnock’s Victories Are a Huge Deal for Me — and Just About Everyone.

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

With each election that happened since we moved here, I began to see what he saw. To understand politics in Georgia, you need to understand more than the history of white supremacy and the enslavement of Black people in this state.


Talking About Race with Our Jewish Kids

Shekhiynah Lar, , 01/01/1970

Don't miss Kveller's Facebook live panel featuring Be'chol Lashon's own Marcella White-Campbell where She'll be on about how to talk to our Jewish kids about race.