Tema Smith

Tema Smith is the Toronto Program Co-ordinator for Be’chol Lashon. She is the bi-racial daughter of an Ashkenazi Torontonian and a Bahamian New Yorker. Professionally, she is the Manager of Community Outreach and Engagement for Congregation Darchei Noam (www.darcheinoam.ca), and she is committed to making the Jewish community more accessible to everyone, especially interfaith and interracial families. She tweets about race and the Jewish community @temasmith.

Articles by Tema Smith

On Passing and Not Trying to Pass

I am black, and I am Jewish.I’ve always found comfort in the and of my identity — that simple part ...