How can I meet other Jews of Color?

By submitting, you will automatically be added to a short mailing list. We may occasionally send emails inviting submitters to attend virtual meet-ups, Shabbat dinners, and cooking classes. We hope that these meet-ups will allow Jews of Color around the world to come together in celebration of their food-related traditions. You can also subscribe to […]

When will the cookbook be published?

We’re currently planning for a three year timeline, so we hope to have the cookbook published by 2024. We will notify you when we have a release date!

What inspired the idea of the cookbook?

In high school, as a part of the Jewish United Fund’s Research Training Internship, one of the cookbook leaders, Alana, created a Jews of Color cook booklet, entitled Tzevayim (“colors” in Hebrew; accompanying video), collecting recipes from six women from Chicago.  Using this high school project as a proof-of-concept stepping stone, today, our team has […]

What will the cookbook look like?

The cookbook will be professionally designed and published by our organizer team. The content will feature the diversity of the Jewish community through the recipes and personal narratives of the submitters.

Will all submissions be accepted?

Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept all submissions, but submissions that are not included may be featured on the Jewish& blog. When we close the form, we will look through all the submissions and make careful decisions about what to include based on recipe quality and thematic issues. We will notify you when […]

What should I submit?

We are looking for recipes that represent the intersectionality of Jewish identities. The goal is to understand what foods are part of your Jewish experience. We invite you to also submit additional content along with your recipe, such as a poem, photo, drawing, or short essay. If you need some inspiration, here are a few […]