racism

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

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

I Don’t Want to Replace You

You don’t think of yourself as a bad person.

When Faced With Hatred, Do We Stay or Do We Go?

But there came a time when the racism joined with political power was simply too much...

Loving Day is Every Day for Our Family

What 50 years of Loving Day means to our Black, white and Jewish family.

What It Was Like To Grow Up Multiracial and Orthodox in a Hasidic Enclave

They were older than me, by at least five years, and I was afraid. Though my Satmar Hasidic neighbors were ...

Jews and Muslims Coming Together in Minnesota

The final process of converting to Judaism is to meet with the beit din (a rabbinic “court” of three learned Jews, ...

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 ...

An American Hanukkah Story of Resistance

Hanukkah is a time for celebrating the power of light to dispel darkness, so this year I’m setting aside the ...

Going Back Isn’t an Option

It seems that we have entered a new era. Taking in the news, it seems to be an open season ...

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 then, ...