“Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face.”
President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism a day after bomb threats to at least 10 Jewish community centers across the country and a large-scale cemetery vandalism in the St. Louis area. Under pressure to condemn anti-Semitism in the wake of what has been called an uptick in incidents since he was elected, Trump told…
A prominent African-American Zionist used social media to blast a campus group for drawing parallels between racial violence in this country and the occupation of Palestinian lands by the Israeli military.
Jay Michaelson has struggled with the question of how to relate to African-American cultural artifacts without exploiting, exoticizing or appropriating them.
The historic alliance of Jews and African Americans has been in decline for decades. Ari Paul says Bernie Sanders could leverage current economic woes to reunite us — if he’s willing to own that goal.
No, the Jews don’t ‘control’ Hollywood. But we do play a major role — and with that power comes responsibility, Jay Michaelson writes.
American Jewish institutions were once a powerful unifying voice for civil rights — until they turned their primary focus to Israel. J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s those groups’ betrayal of us that we should bemoan.
If you’re an African-American Jew who wants a wearable symbol that screams ‘Jewish,’ you might run into problems with the Star of David, which was used as a gang symbol. Here’s why MaNishtana decided to reclaim it.
The Rachel Dolezal story has touched a historic nerve for Jews, Allison Kaplan Sommer writes. We’ve sometimes passed as black — and there have been fake ‘wannabe Jews,’ too.
Montreal-based Ben Gonshor won the first-ever The David and Clare Rosen Memorial Play Contest for his historical drama “When Blood Ran Red.”