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The Jews of Color Initiative’s mission is to advance racial equity in the U.S. Jewish community by centering the leadership of Jews of Color and ensuring that our communities and institutions reflect the multiracial reality of the Jewish people.



NY Professional Network - Strengthening Community Through Radical Self-Acceptance

The NY Pro Network invites you to gather with other NYC JoC adults for community building and a session with Sage Cassell-Rosenberg (Keshet) on "Strengthening Community Through Radical Self-Acceptance." Join us June 27th, 6-8pm ET.

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New Op-ed by Ilana Kaufman Makes the Case for Sustained DEI Efforts in the Jewish Community

Drawing on unique historical comparisons of the long-term benefits of diversity, Ilana argues that steady dedication to efforts for diversity, equity and inclusion will strengthen the Jewish community and guide us toward collective success.

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Juneteenth Resource List 2024

Find film screenings, panel discussions, celebrations, readings and more to commemorate Freedom Day by centering Black Jews

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There are incredible leaders, organizations, tools and texts that strengthen all facets of the Jewish community for Jews of Color.

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Statistics one-pager on Jews of Color and Multiracial Jewish Families

View some of the most essential statistics on Jews of Color and multiracial Jewish families.

Top 5 Teachings from Beyond the Count

The five most essential teachings from Beyond the Count, our unprecedented research study on the perspectives and experiences of Jews of Color in the U.S.

How Tokenism Affects Jews of Color and 5 Ways Allies Can Interrupt It

While inclusion efforts must be made to counteract the inequities that persist in our community, efforts that rely on tokenism will not heal our racial wounds.

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