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Kippah-ed While Black: KWB- A Monthly Opinion Column in the Forward

If you don’t know, now you know I’m writing a monthly column for The Forward entitled, Kippah-ed While Black. It’s intention is to draw attention to issues in the lives of African American Jews, through my lens. The first piece is on … Continue reading

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Stories for Passover About Slavery, Freedom, Family…and Lice – Tablet Magazine

http://tabletmag.com/podcasts/189405/vox-passover-stories My contribution among others to a special podcast via Tablet on Passover, as well as a recipe for Berbere seasoned brisket, which I’ll be making this Pesach! Special thanks to Julie Subrin for inviting me to participate.

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Rosh Hashanah is time for sweetening the new year – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

http://www.post-gazette.com/life/food/2014/09/18/Rosh-Hashanah-is-time-for-sweetening-the-new-year/stories/201409180012 Just a little quote from me about Rosh Hashanah 2014. Everything sweet is a different kind of sweet, a different flavor and savor. Just as we appreciate different kinds of sweetness we should appreciate different blessings for what they … Continue reading

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Sorghum Chicken Wings for Rosh Hoshanah

http://www.myjewishlearning.com/blog/jewish-and/2014/09/09/an-afro-ashkefardi-recipe-for-rosh-hashana/ Sorghum boiling away in Tennessee

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Shavuot Is Coming–Look Hungry! A KosherSoul approach…

So you’ve probably heard of Hannukah, Passover, Rosh Hoshanah and Yom Kippur.  Well on the evening of June 3rd through the evening of June 5th, I will be celebrating the Jewish holiday of SHAVUOT (SHAH-VOO-OH-T) If you’re Ashkenazi your grandparents … Continue reading

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African American Jews on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King | Jewish& – My Jewish Learning

http://www.myjewishlearning.com/blog/jewish-and/2014/01/14/african-american-jews-on-the-legacy-of-dr-martin-luther-king/ Fresh from Be’chol Lashon!

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Camp for Jews of color gets a visit from suddenly famous culinary star | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/70491/camp-for-jews-of-color-gets-a-visit-from-suddenly-famous-culinary-star/

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