Racism Within the Jewish Community

Elisheva Rishon, Nashim Magazine, 02/01/2020

I will start my story by saying that what you are about to read is not an attempt to demonize an entire community.

What Is a Jew of Color?

Hen Mazzig, Jewish Journal, 01/30/2020

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.

Mass Incarceration, Then and Now

David Remnick, The New York Times, 01/17/2020

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.

As a Black Jew, I’m Being Forced to Walk a Tightrope After the Monsey Attack

Shekhiynah Larks, Heyalma, 01/02/2020

Being unapologetically Black and Jewish is a revolutionary act.

A Journey of Racism in Brazil

Desiree Griggs, esri, 10/14/2019

Brazil has had long history of discrimination against blacks.

It’s Time For The Jewish Community To Do Teshuva For Its Treatment of Jews Of Color

Jared Jackson, The Forward, 10/02/2019

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.

Accidental Racism in the Jewish World

Aryeh Ho, Aish, 08/24/2019

A “harmless” joke highlights the problem of racial sensitivity in some sectors of the Jewish community.

"Protest is a marathon, has to go the right way."

Raz Gross, ynet, 05/11/2019

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.

As An Asian Israeli, The Coronavirus Has Awakened Me to Our Racism

Amy Albertson, Jewish Journal, 04/02/2019

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.