The Million-Dollar Question: What Makes Someone a Jew?

Review of What Makes Someone a Jew?, Lauren Seidman?s children?s book celebrating the diversity of the Jewish population.

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Cultural Differences and Value Similarities: How We Deal with It All

A white Jewish woman discusses the ways that she and her African-American Christian husband have negotiated differences to form a close family.

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TransJewish?

Does the huge conversation about Rachel Dolezal, who resigned as president of the Spokane, WA, chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People after it was revealed that she identified as African-American while her parents are White, have any relevance to efforts to engage interfaith families in Jewish life and community? I’m […]

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Finding Answers in Judaism: D.C. Author/Educator Celebrates Dual Identities

Feature about Carolivia Herron, who grew up black, became Jewish and wrote Nappy Hair.

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Pointed Towards Israel

Profile of Jacqueline Giles, an African-American mathematics professor who found out as an adult that she has Jewish ancestry.

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Being “Both”: Claiming Dual Identity as a Biracial Jew

Personal narrative from a woman whose Jewish mother and black father were united by civil rights and who began exploring her heritage in college.

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She Wants Revenge’s Justin Warfield: A Profile in Black and White

Feature on Justin Warfield, lead singer of She Wants Revenge, who’s got nothing but gratitude for his Russian-Romanian-Jewish-Southern-African-American upbringing.

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The Challenge of Being Me

Personal narrative from a black Jewish woman who isn’t a misfit and has experienced little racism or anti-Semitism.

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Conversations with the Producer, the Screenwriter and the Star o

Profile of Tom Rosenberg, producer of the film The Human Stain based on the novel by Philip Roth, as well as a discussion of the adaptation itself and Roth?s legacy.

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Degrassi Actor Says Being Different Made Him Stronger

Profile of Aubrey Graham, one of the actors in “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” a popular TV show about a group of kids in high school.

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