I have heard the anger in my 50-year-old father’s voice minutes after he was approached by two police officers
COVID-19 is giving us intimate glimpses inside our communal leaders’ homes and of aspects of ritual we don’t usually see.
For better or for worse, efforts to ensure that the needs of Jews of Color are met in the organized Jewish community rely on accurately counting us.
At my family’s seder table, we would continue around the table, with everyone contributing a modern plague to the conversation.
What is remarkable, though, is that a single factor underlies every attempt to diagnose a unique form of Black antisemitism: systemic racism.
Let’s instead turn our attention to working to end the structures and culture that makes sexual harassment so pervasive
This year, it is time for the Jewish community to mark Juneteenth. Seek out your local Juneteenth celebration.
One Yom Kippur not so long ago, I was in too much pain to stand at Ne’ilah, the closing service.
I refuse to give her a pass because she is black. I will not do it anymore than I will give racism a pass because it came out of the mouth of a Jew.
As I got older, I began to understand that there was a third element to my racial identity: I am white-passing.