Jews of Color

Successful Parenting Strategies for Biracial Jewish Kids

This event is online. Growing up a Jewish child of color in America’s predominately Ashkenazi Jewish world is a challenge. Join Doctors Jack and Judy Mates, a psychiatrist and an OB/GYN respectively, to explore the framework that parents can provide to support their multiracial children’s confidence in their Jewish identity. Jack and Judy put planning…

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Juneteenth and Black Jews

We have a new federal holiday! Juneteenth.  The Jewish social justice organization, Bend the Arc, emailed their constituents this information:   This Saturday, June 19, marks the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth, commemorating the day when the news of abolition finally reached enslaved Black people in Texas. On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston…

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The Jews of Color Initiative has commissioned a major research study to understand the lived experiences and perspectives of Jews of Color nationwide. Their multi-racial research team at Stanford University has created a thoughtful survey, and they want 1,000 Jews of Color to participate! “This survey is an opportunity for Jews of Color to share…

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