In a town full of Jews, our identity was a contradiction. As Latinos we were exotic, yet as Jews we were part of mainstream.
“Being Latin and Jewish I felt slightly disenfranchised.”
The federal government is charging the Hasidic-owned New York electronics store B&H Photo & Electronics with discriminating against its Hispanic warehouse workers.
Now the third-largest Jewish metro area in the U.S., South Florida is home to one of America’s most diverse and unusual Jewish communities.
A huge Latin influx is turning Miami into one of America’s most unusual Jewish communities — and may lead to the first Reform Jewish high school in the U.S.
The Anti-Defamation League is addressing problems old and new as it marks its centennial. Even though doors are open to Jews, it sees stubborn anti-Semitism, especially among minorities.
The most startling result of this year’s election was the powerful impact of Latino voters. Jewish groups say it’s a wake-up call to forge a new political alliance.
Alan Grayson, an outspoken Jewish Democrat from Florida, is returning to Congress in triumph. He scored a landslide bolstered by support of a growing bloc of Puerto Rican voters.
AIPAC isn’t just for Jews anymore. As the group seeks to expand the pro-Israel tent, blacks, Latinos and evangelical Christians are all part of a growing coalition.