MLK

Finding Encouragement in MLK’s Words—And America’s Changing Demographics

My mixed-race daughter will be part of the nonwhite majority of American youth, which is cause for both celebration and fear.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Trip to the Holy Land

What we can learn from MLK's most important trip of his life

Black Jewish Prayers for Dr. Martin Luther King, Shabbat and Everyday

Not seeing her own experiences in the traditional Jewish prayer book, this Black Jewish woman wrote her own.

When They Come for One of Us

In 1990, when I was 12 years old, I moved to Durham, NC, a smallish Southern college town. The Durham Jewish ...

Dr. King’s Radical Faith

Almost everyone I know is bone-weary or disillusioned or angry or ashamed or frightened or struggling. Paralyzed with stunned disbelief.Or ...

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 ...

#TBT: Reflecting on Last Week’s MLK Service Day

If you ever want to visit the ISJL office, make sure not to come on a Friday. Chances are, you ...

MLK Day: My Second Birthday

Many see Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a day off, but for my family, it’s a second birthday. The ...

Navigating Jewish and American Slavery Narratives

As Jews, we know about the power of narrative. The slavery narrative presented in the Book of Exodus and retold ...