The actor Ato Essandoh, whose parents are from Ghana, is taking on a particularly challenging role in the new NBC drama “Chicago Med” — he’s playing an Orthodox Jew.
Nelson Mandela’s death reminds J.J. Goldberg of a less-complicated time when Jewish and African freedom struggles went hand in hand.
A team of Israeli experts was due to arrive in the West African nation on Thursday to assist a search for remaining survivors as rescue workers said they feared their condition was quickly deteriorating.
A dozen African tribes have a Jewish story. Some claim to be descendants of the Bible’s 10 lost tribes. Others believe their ancestors came from Yemen hunting gold.