We harm the black community - Jewish and not - when we appropriate black culture. We reinforce the idea of black culture as a commodity to be sampled, mocked, and tossed aside when we're finished.
Let us use this high holiday Teshuva period to do the important work of dismantling racism in our hearts and in our society
“We were warned about Culpeper,” said IfNotNow (INN) member Ayelet Wachs Cashman (pictured above), “but there was more honking in support there than anywhere we’ve been, and there was a greeting line. There was spirit there in droves.” Wachs Cashman is…
Reckoning with Jewish trauma and privilege in the wake of Charlottesville
What will it was look like to put our bodies on the line in front of violent white supremacists accountable to nothing and no one?
“It is not incumbent upon you to finish the task, but neither are you free to absolve yourself from it.” We’ve thought about these words from Rabbi Tarfon in chapter two of Pirkei Avot (ethics of our fathers) a lot…
New documentary film "Forever Pure" isn't really about soccer. It's really about extremism, told via the lens of the game, the players, and its fans.
Documentary film "Freedom Runners" tells the stories of young African asylum seekers in Israel competing for a slim hope at Israeli citizenship.
If Donald Trump had proposed banning all Jews from coming to the United States, would he have been giving the platform to speak at the AIPAC conference? The answer is undoubtedly no. If today banning Jews was a policy proposal…
Jews must reject the cynical use of anti-Semitism by two Jewish professors at Wheelock College to obscure their own racist actions. If we are to be a “light unto the nations,” we cannot ignore the mess in our own backyard.