Diversity

#BlackLivesMatter, A Jewish View

Black Lives Matter, on the first night of Hanukkah and also on the second night, the third night and every ...

From Ferguson Child, to Cop, to Criminal Attorney

When I think about Ferguson, Missouri I think about the Star Wars Trilogy. I spent every summer between the ages ...

Mensch on the Bench Hits Shark Tank with His Jewish Appearance

December is here along with the season of Christmas lights, Hanukkah cookies, Festivus celebrations, holiday shopping, the Elf on the Shelf, ...

Defusing the Racial Timebomb

Over the last few weeks, as America waited for the Grand Jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and ...

Mis Abuelos and the No Dilemma December

Most of the Jewish kids I knew growing up partook in a handful of familiar traditions during the holiday season. ...

Bringing Jews Back Home, Making Room for Diversity

I recently had the pleasure of touring the NY School for the Deaf in White Plains, NY with Alexis Kashar, ...

Why Are We Called the Children of Israel and Not Jacob?

As a Jew, do I respond to the needs of the stranger as I am repeatedly commanded to do so? ...

Embracing the Contradictions

“And the boys ran about inside her, and she [Rebecca] said, If this is so, then why am I? and ...

My Christian Great-Grandmother, My Jewish Inspiration

Beatrice W. Hudson, known to me as Be Be, was my great-grandmother. She was one of the strongest, and most ...

Seeing Double

Diversity is like a pizza pie. When I get my slice of pizza, I may feel as if no one ...