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15 Problems You'll Only Understand If You're a Jew Who Doesn't 'Look Jewish'

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Sarah Gladstone

Once you're in, you're in, but the idea of having to "prove" something about a fundamental part of who you are, just because you don't have the "right look," seems absurd. Not all Jews are white with curly brown hair, OK? That's never been the way it was and it never will be.

Boston LGBTQ Communities Divided on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

At a recent protest rally on the streets of Boston, just one of many that I've seen personally, watched on TV and read about, members of our community went at each other's throats, demonstrating not only how we're not monolithic when it comes to passion and politics but how LGBTQs are inextricably tied to world events.

8 Pictures Revealing the Little-Known World of Black Jews

Mic | Andrea Garcia-Vargas | Posted 07.15.2014 | Black Voices

It's the year 2014, but some people still refuse to believe that multiple ethnic identities can coexist seamlessly for each individual and each family...

Yes, I'm a Black Jew. Why Do People Always Want to Talk to Me About It?

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Sarah Gladstone

People always want to talk to me about being black. Or Jewish. Or black and Jewish. Or when they hear me talk about my racial identity, they want to share their own racial experiences. I know that in a lot of ways, I am a cultural and ethnic enigma. But in all honesty, it can get old.

11 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Jewish

Posted 09.05.2013 | Black Voices

Lenny Kravitz, Sammy Davis Jr. and Drake--oy! Not only have these three entertainers broken hearts and topped the charts, they're also part of God's c...

10 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Jewish

Posted 12.18.2012 | Black Voices

What do Drake, Sammy Davis Jr. and Adam Sandler have in common? These three men share more than just fame and good looks, they're also part of God's c...

10 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Jewish

Posted 04.06.2012 | Black Voices

What do Drake, Sammy Davis Jr. and Adam Sandler have in common? These three men share more than just fame and good looks, they're also part of God's c...

One African-American Family's Journey to Judaism

Yvonne Durant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Yvonne Durant

Seeing this handsome man of color as he blesses the wine in Hebrew makes me want to break rules and pull out a camera to film this other face of Judaism.