As a German Jew Raising a Family in America, I Did Not Sign Up for This

Julian Voloj, Kveller, 01/14/2021

I usually am not in favor of Nazi analogies because such comparisons downplay the horrors of the era, but so many events over the last years seemed to echo the past.

‘Just Mercy’ Is Streaming for Free This Month to Educate Viewers on Systemic Racism

Nora McGreevy, Smithsonianmag, 06/08/2020

The 2019 film, which chronicles criminal justice reform in Alabama, stars Michael B. Jordan as lawyer Bryan Stevenson.

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.