About erika davis

Erika Davis is a writer, blogger, thinker and innovator who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Black, Gay, And Jewish: On The Occupy Movement

Black, Gay, And Jewish: On The Occupy Movement
By October 27, 2011

As Jews we’re obligated to work for justice, we’re obligated to repair the world. That’s why I support the Occupy movement. Read More

Global Hunger Shabbat

Global Hunger Shabbat
By October 26, 2011

What’s not to love about Shabbat? It happens every week, there’s not a super-sad story attached and it often involves food. Read More

Pursue’s City Team Sukkah

By October 11, 2011

Join Pursue as they kick of the Jewish New Year with a series of exciting Jewish social justice programs designed specifically for young Jews looking for ways to get involved  in 5772. This year’s City Team invite you to take walking tours of Brooklyn that expose issues … Read More

Making 5772 A Year For Social Action

Making 5772 A Year For Social Action
By October 4, 2011

With Rosh Hashanah behind us and Yom Kippur ahead, I’ve been thinking of what the sound of the shofar is calling me to do in this year, how I can heed its call to make changes in the lives of others. Read More

Black, Gay, And Jewish: I’m A Member Of The Tribe

Black, Gay, And Jewish: I’m A Member Of The Tribe
By September 27, 2011

I come from a strong black family that I get support from, but I don’t have a Jewish family. Read More

Jewcy Interviews: The Afro-Semitic Experience

Jewcy Interviews: The Afro-Semitic Experience
By September 21, 2011

The Afro-Semitic Experience has been together for a bit over a decade. A group that is a mixture of Jews, Christians and African Priests melds its sound on this latest CD in a way that causes you to sit up and listen. Read More

Black, Gay, And Jewish: I’ve Become A Jew!

Black, Gay, And Jewish: I’ve Become A Jew!
By August 31, 2011

Last Wednesday I joined the covenant of Abraham. I stood before the mikveh a gentile and left a Jewish woman. Read More

Black, Gay, And Jewish: Say My (Hebrew) Name

Black, Gay, And Jewish: Say My (Hebrew) Name
By August 16, 2011

Good News-The Date is set. No, I’m not getting gay married to my sweet Jewish girl-I’m getting converted! Read More