Jews of Color Resource List


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Jews of Color Field Building Initiative –

Jewish Multiracial Network –

Jews for Racial & Economic Justice –

Jewish Social Justice Roundtable –

Kulanu –

Articles and Blog Posts

Armana Ariel, “17 Things Black Jews are Tired of Hearing,”

“In Jewish Color,” ongoing series in The Forward,

Rob Gloster, “Jews of Color Stake Their Claim to Mainstream Leadership Roles,”

Rabbi Sandra Lawson and Donna Cephas, “Racism in the Jewish Community,”

Raphael Lev, “For the Sin of Prejudice: Growing up Jewish as a Person of Color,”

Rabbi Susan Talve and Sarah Barasch-Hagans, “10 Rules for Engagement for White Jews Joining the #BlackLivesMatter Movement,”

Rabbi Angela Warnick-Buchdahl, “Kimchee on the Seder Plate,”


Marra B. Gad, The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed Race Jewish Girl

Eric L. Goldstein, The Price of Whiteness: Jews, Race, and American Identity

Roya Hakakian, From the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran

Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz, The Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism

Paul Kivel, Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, revised and expanded 3rd edition

Loolwa Khazzoom, The Flying Camel: Essays on Identity by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage

T Kira Madden, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls

MaNishtana (Rabbi Shais Rishon), Thoughts from a Unicorn: 100% Black, 100% Jewish, 0% Safe

Karen Primack, ed., Under One Canopy: Readings on Jewish Diversity

Ilan Stavans, Return to Centro Histórico: A Mexican Jew Looks for His Roots

Diane Tobin, Gary Tobin, Scott Rubin, In Every Tongue: The Racial & Ethnic Diversity of the Jewish People

Rebecca Walker, Black, White and Jewish


Allie B., What Not to Say to Jews of Color,

Ilana Kaufman, Who Counts? Race and the Jewish Future,

Abby Knopp, Dignity of Difference: A Place for Everyone at the Shabbat Table,

MaNishtana (Rabbi Shais Rishon), “What Makes This Jew Different Than All Other Jews? Race, Difference, and Safety in Jewish Spaces,”

Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein, “Passing the Mic,”

Lacey Schwartz, “Jews of Color and the American Jewish Community,”

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