While “Jews of color” is not an exclusively American term, it was born of this country’s complex interrelationship between race and identity.
Until white members of our tribe repudiate default correlations between religion and race, and until we treat our black and brown brothers and sisters with equal dignity, we can never fulfill the promise of becoming a diverse, welcoming community in which every individual is seen as tzelem elohim, a mirror image of God
Interviews by Amy E. Schwartz INTERVIEW WITH NAOMI GREENSPAN Do Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives Harm Jews? | No
Join Clarren, author of the new book “The Cost of Free Land: Jews, Lakota, and an American Inheritance,” for a conversation about the entangled history of her Jewish ancestors’ land and the devastating cycle of loss of Indigenous land, culture, and resources that continues today.
Jews were on both sides of the racist Wilmington Massacre of 1898, the only successful coup in United States history.
The news that President Carter’s United Nations ambassador, Andrew Young, had met in New York with a PLO representative spread furiously among the mostly Jewish residents of the new high-rise condominiums along southern Florida’s Gold Coast.
The story of the interactions between Jews in Israel and the Jewish and gentile supporters of Israel in the United States is complex and colored by the unique conditions that led to Israel’s birth.
Join Eric Alterman, author of We Are Not One: A History of America’s Fight Over Israel, for a look back at the early years of this important relationship, how support for the Jewish state has changed with each new generation of Jews in America.
Television historians Walter Podrazik and Harry Castleman discuss the often-overlooked Jewish backgrounds of several of the show’s actors.
Ask the Rabbis | Can Jews Married to Non-Jews be Considered Spiritual Leaders in the Jewish Community?
Why not? Moses was not such a bad spiritual leader of our people, and he was married to Tziporah the Midianite.
What explains the rise in antisemitic violence in the past 20 years in France, and what can the government do about it?
Venturing south from Marrakesh across the Atlas Mountains, you can still sense Moroccan Jewish life along these ancient caravan routes.