As Jews of Color, We Need You to Read This

Alma Staff, Alma, 06/20/2018

Diversity Is More Than A Color

Joan Yabani, Blavity, 01/01/2018

This Isn't About A Pipeline Problem: Myths About Diversity In Tech That Need To Be Buried

Jews of Color Talk Racial Biases and Privilege in Israel and US

Events, , 10/24/2017

Come hear Meytal Russo and Oraneet Shikmah Orevi speak about their personal experiences as both fierce activists and women of color in Israel and the US.

Black, Female and Almost a Rabbi

Isaama Stoll, Jewish&, 11/03/2015

When I was 6 years old I told my parents I was going to become a rabbi.

Born Jewish or Not, You Matter

Elle Shayna Wisnicki, Jewish&, 06/08/2015

I'm a convert. I converted. I wasn’t “BORN” Jewish, whatever the heck that means.

When Food Betrayed the Jews

Susan Barocas, Lilith, 07/01/2018

When the Jews left their Spanish homeland, they couldn’t take much with them, but they could and did take their heritage, their faith, their Ladino or Judeo-Spanish language, and their foods.

Camp Rabbi, Role Model, Match-Maker

Team Be'chol Lashon, Jewish&, 07/27/2016

Rabbinic student Isaama Stoll is visited Camp Be’chol Lashon to teach Torah, pray and hang with other Jews of Color. We caught up with this dynamic leader on the rise to find out more about her journey to the rabbinate, being a role model and her match-making hobby.

Greek Burekas, A Treat at Shavuot or Year-Round

Marcia Weingarten, Jewish&, 06/09/2016

In our Sephardic community, our roots being Ottoman Rhodes, we make a few special dairy foods for the occasion; sutlach, a creamy rice pudding is one, and burekas, a community and family favorite, is another.

From Selma To Eisenhower, Trailblazing Black Reporter Was Always Probing

Karen Grigsby Bates, npr, 03/20/2015

When Ethel Payne stood to ask President Dwight Eisenhower a question at a White House press conference in July 1954, women and African-Americans were rarities in the press corps.

The Women Who Came Before Her

Ruby Velez, Tablet, 03/11/2015

My daughter Dvorah is a wonder. I feel an obligation to her, to make sure that she knows that the story of the Haggadah is still relevant today, for it is a story lived by her own relatives, European and Latino alike.

For One Outspoken Teenager in Revolution-Era Iran, Queen Esther Was a Kindred Spirit

Sima Goel, Tablet Magazine, 03/03/2015

Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom

Hirut Yosef celebrates strong African women in 'Chalom Yashan' at Jewish Community Center In Atlanta

Kelundra Smith, Arts ATL, 02/24/2015

Drawing inspiration from her Ethiopian roots, Jewish artist Hirut Yosef’s work honors strong African women using vibrant color and traditional design. Event info HERE.

Celebrating Heroes During Black History Month

Team Be'chol Lashon, My Jewish Learning, 02/16/2015

Black history matters. Why? Because if black lives matter, so do our history. It also matters because, in truth, there is white history. That history has so many lies that its proponents’ greatest fears are truth and reality.

The Last of the Arab Jews

Lucette Lagnado, The Wall Street Journal, 02/13/2015

Here, in the heart of the Muslim world, the crowds were speaking Arabic. The band was Arab too, playing boisterous Arabic melodies. But the revelers were Orthodox Jews—as devout as they come.

How Iranian-Jewish Women Started a Writers' Revolution

Benjamin Ivry, The Jewish Daily Forward, 01/22/2015

Despite the propaganda emanating from Iran, it is undeniable that at least 13 Jews have been executed there since the Islamic revolution, supposedly for being connected to Israel or for helping fellow Jews emigrate.