“We don’t have to react as if it’s some kind of crazy thing for a woman to lead a spiritual community.”
The changes were spurred by a high school student, the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor from Libya.
Haroun is the mother of the current president of Cairo’s Jewish community.
Jews must face Israel’s history — its destruction of immigrant Mizrahi families — and demand the truth.
Sephardic and Mizrahi queer Jews face the fear of rejection from their communities. One young man is determined to change that.
Jewish holidays and narratives often fail to acknowledge the critical stories of these women.
The story of one Kurdish Jewish family and its journey to Palestine, on foot and donkey, in the 1920’s.
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The racial and cultural schisms dividing the Mizrahi and Ashkenaz communities have never been more problematic, but can this soon come to an end?
Sigal Samuel says today’s white supremacist surge is pushing Ashkenazim into the racially ambiguous space occupied by Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews.