We’ve asked nine Asian American Jewish leaders to share their experiences in the wake of increased violence against the AAPI community.
My children will grow up in a world where some people may hate them because of the color of their skin and others may hate them for their faith.
‘My story is treated like a fairy tale — and not the they lived happily ever after kind,’ writes Rebecca Kuss.
As the Asian-American community in Georgia and across the country reels from a shooting rampage Tuesday night that left eight dead at three spas in the Atlanta area, Jewish groups say they stand ready to help.
Last June, a San Mateo City Council member of Asian and Jewish heritage had a rock thrown through her window at home. The incident, which is still under investigation by police, came after the coronavirus pandemic sparked a slew of anti-Asian signs and slogans, some reading “F** China,” “Chinese Disease” and “Thanks China.”
The series is the brainchild of two recent college students craving a way to get to know other people with similar identities.
For Lunar New Year Shabbat, we asked four Asian American Jews what the holiday means to them.
For as long as I can remember, my mother baked fresh Challah every Friday. The bread was soft, never too sweet, and pulled apart with ease. While Los Angeles at the time was not famous for its bread, my mother was. The oohs and aahs after Hamotzi were quickly followed by everyone’s request for a second serving.
Coronavirus has changed everything about life in Asia, including the lives of the Jews who live there.
Happy coming-out Shabbat!