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Jews of color on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day means to them in 2019

Josefin Dolsten, Ben Sales, JTA, 01/17/2019

JTA asked Jews of color to share their thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

When the Mikvah Water Touches Your Black Hair

Shekhiynah Larks, Jewish&, 11/14/2018

A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.

Black historian of southern cooking brings side of Jewish identity to S.F.

Liz Harris, The Jewish News of Northern California, 08/21/2017

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.”

Who better than a black female rabbi to talk race, bigotry and healing today?

Catherine J Prince, The Times of Israel, 08/18/2017

At her New Jersey pulpit, trans-denominational Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum takes on the idea of ‘comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable’

I’m Black, Jewish And Gay — And Food Is My Weapon Against Bigotry

Michael Twitty, Forward, 08/16/2017

I am going back to the mountaintop.

Mount Holly Synagogue Temple Har Zion Hires African-American Female Rabbi

Rachel Winicov, Jewish Exponent, 08/02/2017

Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum knows of only one other female African-American rabbi in the country. That puts South Jersey on the cutting edge.

The Unbelievable Way One Woman Discovered The Truth Of Her Racial Identity

Rachel Selvin, Elisa Kreisinger, Refinery29, 07/31/2017

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.

Learning from Laughter this Father’s Day

Michael J. DeYoung, Jewish&, 06/14/2017

A Father's Day tribute to the white grandfather who raised me to be a proud biracial Jewish man.

Preparing for Passover with Poetry and Dance

Team Be'Chol Lashon, Jewish&, 04/06/2017

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.