"Being with each other as Jews of color is a radical act."
“As I learned more about Judaism, I learned more about being in the community and what does that mean, and I liked them and I wanted to be a part of it,”
The following are first-person reports from the women’s marches held in Atlanta, Washington and hundreds of other cities Saturday, Jan. 21.
Despite the fact that it’s a celebration, I have bittersweet feelings about Juneteenth.
Collision of racial justice, Israel, free speech issues putting Jewish students in bind. "The Israel question has morphed into an issue about race and identity rather than a conversation about policy," said Weinberg. director of research at Be'chol Lashon.
I’ve always known that I was somehow different in the Jewish community. I didn’t look like the other kids in Hebrew school. And I eventually took on the expectation of providing the perspective and feelings of Black people to my Jewish friends in youth group and at camp.
In my own life and in my rabbinate, I often draw on the story of journey from Egypt to the land of Israel. But usually it is a metaphor. This past week, it became much more tangible, literally embodied.
Yes…it was arson…
Hear an inspiring performance followed by a conversation with Pushcart-nominated poet, TEDx speaker an acclaimed facilitator of critical identity discussions Aaron Levy Samuels.