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US ‘Jews of Color ‘ in first national gathering

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Published: 10 May 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Jews of color get personal and political at first-ever national gathering – Sigal Samuel – The Forward 04.05.16
Presented by the Jewish Multiracial Network and by Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, the event included African Americans and Latinos and Asians alongside Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews… ‘You will continue to see us chipping away at the myth that Jewish is synonymous with Ashkenazi. This is one piece of that, but there’s much more to come. Get ready now so that you don’t act all surprised. And get excited. One of the many things Jews of color bring is that there are so many ways to embody Jewish identity. ‘

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