Real patriotism means criticizing America when it needs criticizing, Lana Adler argues.
Maharat Rori Picker Neiss was one of 57 demonstrators arrested outside the St. Louis Courthouse amid the demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri. She explains why as a clergy member and as a mother she was compelled to participate.
The #BlackLivesMatter movement has laid bare the fact that no progressive Jewish organization has Jews of color in visible leadership. Marjorie Dove Kent explains why this must change.
Just imagine if your Jewish childhood friend became black. Can Jess Row’s debut novel ‘Your Face in Mine’ deliver a great read as it explores complex issues of race and gender?
The latest strategy being used by those who make a career of assaulting the good name of the State of Israel is to link the issue of full equality for African-Americans, as symbolized by the word “Ferguson,” with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Jewish activists condemn the murders of two Brooklyn police officers. But rabbis say concern for the slain cops won’t stop them from speaking out against brutality and racism.
On the first night of Hanukkah, Jews took to the streets in 15 cities across the country to call for racial justice and protest police brutality.
Beyond Ferguson and Staten Island, we have so much cause for anger, J.J. Goldberg writes. Let’s not forget the 219,000 people who die every year of poverty.
The ancient Jews knew that God demands adherence to law. Jay Michaelson explains how America has moved so far away from that precept when it comes to police and black men.
Jewish groups are calling for civil discussion about race, democracy and justice in the wake of the grand jury’s decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.