The same opening paragraph could be written for every article this summer: We are tired, stir-crazy, afraid. The world is scary (a flimsy word to describe what it actually is). It all feels like too much, because it is too…
There is a Jewish folktale from Egypt called “Elijah’s Violin” and I had to go track it down after I, along with so many, became aware of the heartrending story of Elijah McClain. One year ago, McClain suffered fatal…
This article is part of a collaborative series commissioned by altMuslimah and Jewschool to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding between Muslim and Jewish communities experiencing a rise in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. Trumpian White nationalism and supremacy are transnational and have found their mirror globally,…
In response to outcry after Charleena Lyle's shooting, a Seattle federation has postponed an award for Seattle's chief of police -- but didn't rescind it.
After Seattle police killed Charleena Lyles, it is inappropriate for the Jewish federation to honor the police chief with a "Tikun Olam" award on Thursday.
Yesterday, Jewish supporters of Black Lives Matter marched into Grand Central to support the family of Ramarley Graham, killed five years ago by police.
The vulnerability I feel as an Ashkenazi Jew to anti-semitism resembles that felt by people of color when they encounter the police.
Aaron Hodge Greenberg's artwork of a Black Lives Matter tallis went viral -- here's why he made it, what it means, and more on art as social protest.
The institutional Jewish response to the Movement for Black Lives has paralleled that of the Chinese American community in the Liang trial.
"While we agree with many of Isaiah’s sentiments, and we too think that the poor, and the orphaned should be protected, we cannot abide the extreme and unfair language that Isaiah employs to describe our beloved city."