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JTA asked Jews of color to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.
One might not expect to find a chapter titled “Mishpocheh” in Michael Twitty’s memoir chronicling his “journey through African-American culinary history in the Old South.”
At her New Jersey pulpit, trans-denominational Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum takes on the idea of ‘comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable’
I am going back to the mountaintop.
Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum knows of only one other female African-American rabbi in the country. That puts South Jersey on the cutting edge.
At first glance, Lacey Schwartz's childhood seems pretty picturesque: Raised in Woodstock, New York — a sleepy town located about 2 hours north of Manhattan — Schwartz grew up as the only child of her white, Jewish parents, enveloped by a loving community of friends and teachers.
A Father's Day tribute to the white grandfather who raised me to be a proud biracial Jewish man.
As we prepare for our Passover seder this coming year, Stacey Menchel Kussell and Aaron Samuels bring us a collaborative and film project combining dance, music and poetry to unpack the daily rituals that we practice in our lives.