Jewish traditional teachings on being a good host and guest

Rabbinic literature is abundant in claims praising the application of hospitality on behalf of visitors and indigents. One even refers to it as “greater than welcoming the Divine Presence [Sh’khinah].” A Midrash exhibits the biblical patriarch Abraham since the paragon of hospitality, because of his reception of wayfarers in Genesis 18. His position in the... Continue Reading →

Did you know that 90% of Jews Are Genetically Linked to the Levant?

Jews in communities round the globe show more hereditary characteristics with each other compared to they do making use of their non-Jewish neighbors, apart from India and Ethiopia. Truly the only three conditions were the Jews of India, Ethiopia, and Georgia, who had additional similarity to their host nations than to other Jewish communities. The... Continue Reading →

Cartoon misrepresenting Ann Frank

Frank died at 15 in the Nazi concentration camp in Bergen-Belsen in 1945 United Kingdom military liberated it. The posthumous syndication of the young Jewish girl's diary, which in turn shed light on life under Nazi occupation, presented her as a significant figure through the Holocaust. Frank's face was in fact then positioned above the... Continue Reading →

Why was that Holocaust Remembrance Day interrupted by White Supremacists in Arkansas City?

A Holocaust Remembrance Day event in Arkansas city, Arkansas was interrupted by a group of white supremacists, a local news station reported. About 8-12 men strolled by the Holocaust Remembrance event holding swastika flags, a white cross and posters with anti-Semitic slogans. The appearance of the white supremacist group comes as Arkansas Technical University, located... Continue Reading →

Praying as meditation

Prayer is a form of art, yet it can be learned. It takes the mechanical skill of reading, although the terms may possibly not be understood, and the spiritual mindset of the prepared heart, a sympathetic mind, and a genuine aspire to be successful. If pursued with diligence, the result will soon be definitely worth... Continue Reading →

Black Jewish Voices Are At last Being Noticed. So Is The Hurtful Repercussion.

Seeing that Jews of Color benefit from additional presence and representation inside the Jewish community and beyond, we are pressing the limitations of Jewish interactions on inclusion, ethnic background, and governmental policies. Many people inside the Jewish community begin to see the worth of our efforts. But we are likewise faced with a hurtful repercussion.... Continue Reading →

Re-discovering the joys of Racial Diversity in Your Synagogues: Who Are actually Jews of Color?

Jews of Color is a pan-ethnic concept which is used to distinguish Jews whose family roots happen to be traditionally in African, Asian or Latin-American countries around the world. Jews of Color may possibly indicate that they are Black, Latino/a, Asian-American or perhaps of mixed heritage which include biracial or multi-racial. As a result of... Continue Reading →

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