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For African-American Jews, the History’s in the Charoset

To create a charoset dish that holds meaning for African-American Jews, try including ingredients that are derived from crops of the transatlantic slave trade

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Black Jews You Should Know, Part 2

Black History Month 5776 continues with mini-profiles of seven inspiring Jews, from actress Sophie Okonedo to author James McBride

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Black Jews You Should Know, Part 1

They’re cool and all, but you won’t find Drake, Slash, or Rashida Jones on this list

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Can a Single Person Speak for All Black Jews?

Capers Funnye was recently nominated to become ‘Chief Black Rabbi.’ Here’s why that post doesn’t represent all Jews of color.

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Black, Jewish, and Adopted

What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines

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Judaism Added to the African Studies Agenda

New panels on Black Judaism offered at annual scholarly conference

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Losing a Gentle Lion of Judah

Remembering Rabbi Hailu Moshe Paris, spiritual leader of black Jewry

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Black Jewish Congregations Get Their Own Prayer Book, After Nearly a Century

Mainstream Judaism doesn’t recognize their temples or their rabbis. In a new siddur, Black Jews tell their community’s story.

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How Politicians and Celebrities Helped Black Americans Build a Spiritual Home in Israel

A new book chronicles the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem, who left Chicago four decades ago and never looked back

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Blue, White, and Ebony

Meet the black Orthodox Jews

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