I will start my story by saying that what you are about to read is not an attempt to demonize an entire community.
Although nowhere in Jewish texts and tradition was it ever suggested people with fair skin are superior, Jewish society is not immune to the disease of colorism.
The U.S. has the highest rate of incarceration in the world; although the country makes up about five per cent of the global population, it holds nearly a quarter of the world’s prisoners.
Being unapologetically Black and Jewish is a revolutionary act.
Brazil has had long history of discrimination against blacks.
The high holidays are a great time for reflection, community, spirituality, and celebration. But for many Jews of color, parents and partners from other faith traditions and those experiencing Judaism for the first time, it is also a time to stay on high alert.
A “harmless” joke highlights the problem of racial sensitivity in some sectors of the Jewish community.
Abi Wassa has been singing with Idan Raichel for 17 years, appeared in front of Obama and his voice can be heard with huge hits.
This is the first time in modern history that the Jewish people in Israel find themselves in a position of power. With this power comes great responsibility — the decision on how to treat minorities in our society. From my personal experience, Israel is missing the mark.