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Recipes and Memories from Hanukkah in India

Eddna Samuel, 11/29/2018

An Indian Jew shares her Hanukkah traditions

Why this Mixed-Race Jew Loves Hanukkah

Marra Gad, 11/26/2018

How the ancient Hanukkah story inspires a modern thinking about race and authenticity.

When the Mikvah Water Touches Your Black Hair

Shekhiynah Larks, 11/14/2018

A conversion brings wholeness to body, mind and spirit.

After Pittsburgh, Why “They” Won’t Win

Marcella White Campbell, 10/31/2018

Mom draws on Black and Jewish heritage in face of daughter's fear

From Small Town Ethiopia to Big City Law Student

Bezawit Abebe, 10/23/2018

How parents' courage inspired a life of service for one Ethiopian Jew

What Would Historical African American-Jewish Music Sound Like?

Andrew Esensten, 10/16/2018

Anthony Russell’s brilliant new album attempts to answer that question.

More than Superman: Jewish and Latinx Comics

Julian Voloj, 10/09/2018

New art exhibit brings Jewish and Latinx comic creators together

A Multicultural Children’s Book List for Modern Families

Rabbi Tziona Szajman, 10/04/2018

A mom's list of children's books that are favorites in her multicultural Jewish family.

Dancing with the Torah, Bhangra-style

Team Be'chol Lashon, 09/26/2018

New video from Sarah Aroeste celebrates Sephardic & Indian Simchat Torah traditions.