Jews of Color

Photo Exhibit: Scattered Among the Nations

(Image copyright, Bryan Schwartz, 2001, all rights reserved, and may not be reproduced in any form without the express permission of the artist.) Temple Sinai in Oakland will display dozens of large format, color portraits of Jews from seven of the world’s most isolated Jewish communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Scattered Among the…

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What do Jews Look Like? + current events

What do Jews Look Like? Black Jews, Asian Jews, Latino Jews, we tend to see them as exotic, from somewhere far away. But there are Black Jews, Asian Jews and Latino Jews sitting right next to you – in synagogue, in a restaurant, at the theater, on a park bench. Rabbi Mates-Muchin, a Chinese Jew,…

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