Mission Statement

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.



New Request for Proposals-- released November 2023

The Jews of Color Initiative is pleased to launch a new open request for proposals (RFP) to support projects that focus on JoC intergenerational knowledge and relationships to preserve, evolve, and celebrate Jewish cultural traditions.

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High Holy Days Resource List 2023 / 5784

Find events, readings, playlists, and more that center Jews of Color for the High Holy Days.

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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.

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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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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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