Jews of Color

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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JEWS OF COLOR SURVEY

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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True Colors with the Jewish Women’s Theatre

Humorous, revealing and inspiring stories from Jews of Color exploring identity, community and being a Jew in modern times. Let’s meet at the Jewish High School and enjoy this unique performance together. Just email me, dawn@buildingjewishbridges.org so I know to expect you. I’m curious to see how the stories in this play similar or different…

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