“It’s exciting when I see more Jews of color getting involved in the political process,” said Alma Hernandez after her historic Arizona primary win.
This is the story of how a game taught a young, Black Jewish girl that she didn’t belong. The game is Jewish Geography. The young girl is me.
Every person that I interviewed for this article spoke of being exhausted of existing in white Jewish spaces.
My identity — as a budding scientist, a performing artist, a woman, and a biracial Jew — was profoundly shaped by my camp experience.
People often ask me, What is it that black Jews want from white Jews? Here is my answer: Stop calling us black Jews.
To most white people, I am a person of color, no matter how assimilated I become. But to many liberals, especially people of color, I am white.
Rabbi Rigoberto Emmanuel Viñas welcomed black and Latin Jews into his Yonkers synagogue — but some of the old guard didn’t approve.
Jewish Americans need our leaders to stand against the normalization of anti-Semitic behavior and rhetoric in progressive communities.
It is beautiful and rare to have Jewish spaces where I walk through the door and think: I belong.
“I’ve had a very racialized experience in the U.S.” said an African American Jewish leader.