How to tell the story of a people
Rabbi Moshe has created an Indiana synagogue with 100 of his converts. Will other Jews accept them?
Fifty years after his landmark book of essays on race, culture, and the ‘social science paradigm,’ the late, great critic and career Air Force officer Albert Murray speaks loudly to today’s divided United States
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
‘All Jews are born equal, but some Jews are more equal than others’
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
Michael Twitty’s complex identity—and a deeper understanding of culinary history—comes through in his cooking
Jury declines to try NYPD officer in chokehold death of unarmed black man
She’s young, eloquent, and passionately engaged in the defense of Israel on campus—and a lightning rod for skepticism
Kaddish for the recently deceased poet with a history of bigotry, from a poet with a feeling for jazz
An Ezra Jack Keats exhibit at the Jewish Museum underscores the children’s book author and illustrator’s striking ambivalence about his Jewishness
A new book examines black, Jewish, and Irish quests for national redemption, identifying their century-old similarities but ignoring their more recent differences
Meet the black Orthodox Jews
A case for Walter Mosley’s inclusion in the American Jewish literary canon
Madonna the columnist, the Coen Bros., and more
As the Spertus Museum courts controversy, is it trying too hard—or not hard enough?