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How Can Jews Talk About Race?

How can Jews talk about race? How can Jews not talk about race? Race is part of all of our ...

A Hanukkah Lesson for Our Turbulent Political Times

As we approach our upcoming Festival of Lights, our stories about the Maccabees and our nation’s triumph over religious and ...

My Black Brother Deserves What I Have

When I was eight years old, our family began looking into adopting a child. I was nervous and excited about ...

Just Your Typical Egyptian Mexican American Jew

It is interesting to grow up in an old world family with new world ideas. My childhood dinners were created ...

A Letter to My Black and Jewish Daughter in Light of the Election

Dear Maia, Remember when you were in day care? (Of course you don’t.) I was in grad school and, back ...

7 Global Jews To Enrich Your Sukkot Celebration

At Sukkot the custom of Ushpizin, offers us a chance, to be as welcoming and as inclusive as we would ...

On Shofar Blowing and Racism

  מִן-הַמֵּצַר, קָרָאתִי יָּהּ;    עָנָנִי בַמֶּרְחָב יָהּ Out of the tight place I called to the LORD; God answered me ...

The Sound of Jewish Diversity

What is Jewish music? For some it is the violins of Klezmer. For others it is Leonard Bernstein. For Sarah ...

#BlackLivesMatter: The Right vs Wrong Side of History

When I was nine years old, my family sat me down to watch the landmark documentary Eyes on the Prize. ...

Snapchat’s Top Rabbi

When the list of the top ten Jews you should follow on social media platform Snapchat came out this week ...

Camp Rabbi, Role Model, Match-Maker

This week rabbinic student Isaama Stoll is heading up to Camp Be’chol Lashon to teach Torah, pray and hang with other ...