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.



Beyond the Count: Perspectives and Lived Experiences of Jews of Color

This report uses survey and interview data of a complex fabric of JoC identities, lived experiences, and perspectives.

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Three New Leaders Join the JoCI Team

We are thrilled to announce the addition of three incredible leaders to our team! Jade Groobman is our new Program Associate, and Sarah Starks and Jordan Daniels are our new Junior Program Officers!

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High Holy Days Resource List 2022 | 5783

View this resource list for events, articles, and more centering Jews of Color for the high holiday season

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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.

Passover Resources 2022/5782

Events, haggadah supplements, articles, and more to make your Passover holiday more meaningful

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.

Why the Atlanta Shootings and Anti-Asian Racism are Jewish Issues

In the aftermath of the recent shootings in Atlanta, our team members Riki Robinson and Gabi Kuhn share their thoughts in this article.

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