Jeff Lieberman’s new film, ‘Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria,’ sheds light on a Jewish community that many Jews are unaware of
We talk with R. Justin Stewart about his new installation, “Distorting (a messiah project, 13C),” and his research into the Jewish concept of the messiah
We talk with the founders of The Gefilteria, which opens in Brooklyn on Sunday, about Ashkenazi soul food, misunderstood gefilte fish, and the Jewish kombucha
My path to Judaism was filled with all sorts of different faith-based and spiritual practice. Including Wicca.
When I was converting everyone wanted to know why I wanted to be Jewish. I knew why I wanted to be Jewish, but I found that articulating it to others in a way that is universally understandable was difficult.
So you’re in a safe space with a “safe black person” and all of a sudden things you’d never say to a person on the street or on the subway just fly out of the mouth without bounds…
I go to Israel with no expectations and with a completely open heart and mind. I haven’t formulated concrete thoughts on Israel, which was the topic of debate for many meetings with my conversion rabbi.