Tag Archives: Racism

Black Jews and Hebrew Israelites’ View of “Mainstream” Judaism’s Racism

Is Racism in Judaism against Black people inherent or injected? After reading a social media post, made about Jews, or more specifically about Black Jews of ‘African American descent’ that proclaimed, “Jews are not real or original Hebrews of the land of inheritance” based upon the …

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Hanukkah “Hijacked” by Black Lives Matter? According to Some Jews

Jews Angry over remembering the lives of black victims of police violence and murder during Hanukkah

Do Black Lives Matter? Not According to Some Jews! What happens when a Jewish publication announces that one Jewish organization will be remembering the lives of 8 African-Americans killed by police in the United States during the eight days of Hanukkah? Certain Jews get angry and …

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Something Old, Something New: The Story of Hanukkah

West African Jews of the Diaspora: Black Jews, Hanukkah Articles, History, Lessons, Entertainment & Recipes

The story of Hanukkah is nothing new to those of us who grew up in Jewish households. The years of our youth are filled with the memories of playing dreidel, receiving gelt, and lighting Hanukkah candles. This is how I would describe the celebration of …

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